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Windows 7: No TV Signal

22 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional (build 7600)
No TV Signal

I am currently have a hauppauge 950Q tuner hooked up to my windows 7 computer. I have been having a problem where after about watching tv for about 6 minutes in windows media center it says that i have no tv signal and the image stops. It then says something about low bit rate. I would really like to be able to use windows media center to watch tv but six minutes at a time kind of sucks. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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22 Jan 2010   #2

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)

Hi acovian1 and welcome to sevenforums
Can you please fill in your system specs, so we can better understand your issue.
If you need help to fill in the blanks, you could use Belarc Advisor to give you some hints
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22 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional (build 7600)

Thank you for the welcome that info will have to wait cause i am away from that computer at this point. I will get it as soon as possible.
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22 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional (build 7600)

SPECS updated
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22 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7

I would check your turner against this document and make sure it is going to work, as well as check and update all drivers: What should I know before adding TV tuners to use with Windows Media Center?.

Windows Outreach
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23 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7 X32

I have the same tuner, and I ran into the same problem. Just cancel the media center installation, it will never finish ( I waited 24 hours ... ).

There is a download on hauppage that will update the tuners. It is not very specific, but I imagine it actually updates something on the tuners. You run the program, and you need to leave the tuner in the usb. I would actually plug off as much from the usb hub as possible.

After the update, the tuners work perfectly.
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