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Windows 7: need to reinstall windows, what about WMC recordings?

25 Feb 2015   #21
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i may be on to something.
the video driver from nvidia
i disabled the driver and the jerkiness was gone

i rebooted widows reinstalled driver and jerkiness was back
so now am downloading driver from nvidia directly from web


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25 Feb 2015   #22
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

well the gtx260 video card might be bad
the 295 driveris really jerky
will shut down and reseat card
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25 Feb 2015   #23
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok, it is fixed!
smooth video with nvidia driver.

The HDMI cable was bent at a sharp angle where it connects to video card.
I swapped out the cable. Perfect smooth flowing video.

So I dont know if it was the bend or the cable is broken.
Anyway, the PC is also fully updated. Now time to turn off the automatic updates again.
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25 Feb 2015   #24
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

That`ll do it, good job on fixing it.
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25 Feb 2015   #25
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Any cable in a computer system that is bent on a sharp angle can cause a poor connection because of the side strain it puts on the socket.
Take a look at all your cables to make sure things are okay.
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25 Feb 2015   #26
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Well, I have another option if you`d like to hear it.

But may I ask, if everything was great, why another tuner card ?

And why 3 cards in 1 PC ?
Because the card was only $8 and I like ATSC tuner cards. I have two win 7 HTPC setup in the house.
Extra cards let me record more shows simultaneously.

For some reason, the m791 avermedia refused to work in the AMD phenom quad core PC.
Looking at the m791 card, the ATSC receiver section does not have any metal shielding like it does on the m780 card. (But they have an area of rectangular solder like they could have put on a shield)
Wonder if the AMD Phenom board pumps out an EMF that messes up the card's receiver?
Well I will never know. YOu buy a PCIE card to put into a PCIE slot and you expect things to just work.

But typically stuff happens. Like the damaged HDMI cable.
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26 Feb 2015   #27
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

So now you just need another drive to add to the system for more storage, get the biggest you can afford.
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