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Windows 7: WMC7 HDMI DVI Display Error Message

01 Dec 2013   #1

Windows XP
WMC7 HDMI DVI Display Error Message

Running WMC7 with NVIDIA GT640 Video card, DVI out to ASUS 2424H Monitor & HDMI out to Yamaha RXV667 receiver to Mitsubishi 65" DLP TV. All are HDCP compliant. Just installed A HDHomerun Prime Cable Card 3 tuner with Cisco STA Tuning adapter using TimeWarner Cable. I can watch local hi-def channels on both at sametime without a problem. When trying to view a "content protected" channel on both at same time I get a "display error" message. Yet I can watch any "content protected" channel on either display if I'm only using one at a time.

Is there a way to fix this?


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02 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

No, Media Center won't allow you to extend the display in this way.
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02 Dec 2013   #3

Windows XP

After more searching I found out that I can't use clone mode due to Cable Labs restrictions. Ordered some hdmi splitters today. Hopefully I can get everything working the way I want it.

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03 Dec 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

An HDMI splitter should work.
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08 Dec 2013   #5

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 / WinXP Pro x86 on (2)

How about simply adding a Media Center Extender as your way to feed true copy-protected content from HTPC to any remote HDTV without any concern whatsoever. That is the design of WMC, and is the intended way to deal with copy-protected content.

The passive (100% silent, low-power usage) Linksys DMA2100 can still be bought used. It can run wired or wireless (but I'd recommend wired).

Or, if you have an XBox you can use that as an extender.

You just need to have an Ethernet connection from the HTPC somewhere near your HDTV to feed the extender from WMC running across your LAN. The extender then connects HDMI to your HDTV (or through your AVR to your HDTV).
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09 Dec 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I agree with dsperber that an extender for Windows Media Center is the way to go for driving multiple TV's, unless you want two or more TV's to play exactly the same video in sync with each other (in which case, the splitter is the way to go).
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