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Windows 7: W7 & Extender


04 Apr 2009   #1

windows 7
 
 
W7 & Extender

I have a D-Link DSM750; works great on Vista. When I run under Windows 7, all is fine and I hear the sound of the extender connecting. As soon as it connects, the tv screen goes solid blue....sounds are there, but cant see anything. Works fine on PC screen.


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04 Apr 2009   #2

windows 7 X64
 
 

do you have the latest firmware? D-Link DSM-750 Wireless N HD Media Center Extender
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05 Apr 2009   #3

windows 7
 
 

Yes...latest firmware is installed...
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05 Apr 2009   #4

windows 7 X64
 
 

i just noticed what you were talking about with my 360 hooked up via wifi, have you tried just waiting a few seconds thats what i did and the picture came up.

doesnt do it connected via ethernet but on mine im using a old pc as wireless adapter so im not getting the best signal
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25 Aug 2009   #5

WINDOWS 7 64-bit Ultimte
 
 

I am considering buying this, can you confirm that it actually will work with Windows 7? I currently have my video card hooked up to my TV via extremely long svideo cable, I thought this would be better.....any thoughts?
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26 Aug 2009   #6
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6x W2K8 R2 (x64), 6x W7 7600 (x64), 2x Gentoo (x64), 1x Ubuntu 9.04 (x64), 1x pfSense (FreeBSD)
 
 

This is a very bad time to buy an extender. Of the current ones aside from the XBox 360 have been basically discontinued. Wait until CEDIA next week and hopefully a the future of Media Center Extenders will be more clear. If current v2 extenders work ok but unless you get a very very good price on them (my price point would be $50) I'd rather spend a little extra and ION based system.
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