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Windows 7: MKV + Media Center/ Media Browser Issues

20 May 2010   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bunnai87 View Post
I have installed Media Browser to my laptop, and it runs fine with my Media Center. It sees all of my TV shows that are on my computer. However any of the movies that I have ripped onto my computer it isn't seeing. If I convert the MKV files to avi they are seen but this is an extra step that I'd rather not take. I have DivX installed as well. I am on a Dell laptop with windows 7 (x64) Any help would be really great! Thanks.
op is saying that media browser wont see movies he has RIPPED to his computer he mentions mkv files also ,giving the impression that he can play these files normally on his pc i assume no codec issue ,having just re -organised a large movie file mysef to use in media browser i am aware that MB wont fetch the meta data for some movies thus forcing one to scrape the meta data manually center master, or a choice of many meta data fetchers
perhaps the OP could clear this point up save us fafing !!!

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20 May 2010   #12

Windows 7 (build 7260)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bunnai87 View Post
Alright, I can now see everything on my computer but I can't see it on my xbox360. Any suggestions?
Tends to lead me to belive that we've fixed the codec issuse, I'd guess that as MC on an X64 system, as the OP has, is a 64 bit program wheres WMP and what ever he was using to rip films to MKV was a 32bit program. Hence why he could create MKV's but not see them, now he has added a 64bit codec/splitter he can watch them in MC/MB.

The not seeing them/ them not playing issuse is due to the 360 not supporting MKV's out of the box, which is why I said to enable the transcode option in the config tool.
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21 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 x 64

I ripped using makeMKV and yes I changed the transcode on the config tool but that didn't help.
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