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Windows 7: Media Center suddenly stops playing live TV

11 Sep 2016   #1
Bowfin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Media Center suddenly stops playing live TV

Hello all,

Until recently MC in my laptop worked flawlessly. It was even my HTPC for the first half of this year. I recently moved and wanted to use the laptop again for a HTPC. That's when things fell apart.

As you can see in the pic I do in fact have a signal. My tuner is an HD HomeRun. All the other computers with MC work fine.

I tried turning MC off then back on in "Turn Windows features on or off" dialogue box. Twice. Nothing.

I went into Task Manager and ran the MediaCenterRecoveryTask. It ran for over 30 hours and never said "The operation completed successfully". MC did however state that it needed to be set up again. Again Nothing.

The rest of MC works fine. The channel guide still works and updates.

I went through the old threads and only found one where the person had the same problem with a few select channels. His fixed itself though... I've been on other forums and did the usual internet search, nobody is having this specific problem.

I am at wits end and could use some help. TIA




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