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Windows 7: Problem watching TV

23 Mar 2010   #1

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Problem watching TV

I have one problem watching TV in Win 7 Media Center. My tunner is a Hauppauge HVR-4000.

At first everything works perfect, but after about 30 min of watching TV, the image begins to "stop and go" repeatedly (sorry I don't know how to call it in english). The same does the movement of the Media Center menus if I brouse throught them. It doesn't happen with the sound, that works correctly. It neither happens if I watch a video instead of TV, even if its long.

Have you some idea of witch is the problem?

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23 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7

Does it happen if you use the WinTv app that came with your tuner?
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23 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit

You can try optimizing Windows Media Center if there are errors. Check this link:

Optimization in Windows Media Center

Also try defraging your drive.
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24 Mar 2010   #4

windows 7

Thanks for the answer,

It's solved.

I had the DVB Sat tunner and a card reader to tune pay channels with DVBLink TVSource and watch them in Media Center. And I tunned DVB T channels with another tuner directly in Media Center.

The problem seemed a bad compatibility with the tunning softwares or the tunners working together. I set the two tunners to work with TVSource and problem solved.
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