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Windows 7: Does Directv work with Media Center 7


27 Nov 2009   #1

Window 7
 
 
Does Directv work with Media Center 7

I want to make the switch from Comcast. I searched around to see if Directv would work with media center but all I can find is article from 2008 about how Directv stopped working on making their tuner compatible. But now its a year later and I can't figure out where this stands.

Does anyone have Directv and does it work with media center 7 for recording and playback? This would be a deal killer for me if it doesn't work, but I would love to break away from Comcast.

Thanks!

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27 Nov 2009   #2

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by winterwolfes View Post
I want to make the switch from Comcast. I searched around to see if Directv would work with media center but all I can find is article from 2008 about how Directv stopped working on making their tuner compatible. But now its a year later and I can't figure out where this stands.

Does anyone have Directv and does it work with media center 7 for recording and playback? This would be a deal killer for me if it doesn't work, but I would love to break away from Comcast.

Thanks!
The Hauppauge 2250 tuner card works in Media Center with Direct TV, I'm sure there are others as well.
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02 Dec 2009   #3

vista 64bit, windows 7 ultimate
 
 

tried with vista and found all the channels, only thing is that when you change channel on pc tv also changes, they also have a directv2pc program on there site, never tried it though.
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