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Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 19,391
Posted By MarcG
ChristieD- I can't say that I solved it, as...

ChristieD-

I can't say that I solved it, as I never found out what caused the problem. However, I eliminated the problem by restoring an OS image backup I made during a time that the scanner was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 19,391
Posted By MarcG
Thanks. I found that one a while back... seems...

Thanks. I found that one a while back... seems like a fair amount has changed when W7 approached finalization; lots of things that worked broke in the final release, and lots of things that were...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 19,391
Posted By MarcG
I've done some more tests and confirmed that when...

I've done some more tests and confirmed that when attached via USB, the printer scanning works either through MP Navigator EX 1.06 or via the "right click on the device in the printers window then...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 19,391
Posted By MarcG
Thanks for the reply. It's pretty bizarre. I can...

Thanks for the reply. It's pretty bizarre. I can scan via USB (briefly) if I connect it that way and re-install telling to do so, but it loses it again after reboot. Right now it's not even showing a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 19,391
Posted By MarcG
Can't scan with Canon Pixma MX700

Hi folks,

This is driving me nuts: Back in the fall when I switched over to Windows 7 Home Premium x64 from Vista Home Premium SP2 x64, I installed the software for my Canon Pixma MX700...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
SOLVED

OK, got it sorted!

Thanks for trying to help with the key stuff. Turns out none of those key codes work in terms of assigning them in the Key section, but what works is to assign an App Command...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
Sadly it's not that easy. I go into the Keys...

Sadly it's not that easy. I go into the Keys section, and right there are the commands such as Jump Forward etc.. My problem is I don't know what to enter for the key assignments because apparently...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
Thanks, I tried mapping the OEM_FJ_IJSHO and...

Thanks, I tried mapping the OEM_FJ_IJSHO and MASSHOU to the functions, but those two keys still caused chapter jumps instead of short back and forth movements. I'd really like to change this in MPCHC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
Thanks for the link to the program that gives the...

Thanks for the link to the program that gives the keycodes. Turns out the >| and |< keys don't seem to have VK_ assignments (they show up as unassigned in the utility). They are keycodes 176 and 177...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
Thanks guys, I'll give this a whirl tonight. I'll...

Thanks guys, I'll give this a whirl tonight. I'll admit to some confusion about that "Global Media Keys" checkbox in MPCHC. Checking it doesn't seem to do much at least not obviously. I'll poke...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By MarcG
How to figure out VK_ virtual key for a key?

Hi folks,

Quick summary: what's a good way to press a key on a keyboard and have some utility tell me what VK_XXX it is? I have an Adesso wireless keyboard that has a cluster of media center...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,385
Posted By MarcG
Actually I've already activated (back last year...

Actually I've already activated (back last year when I installed W7 originally) so my concern was with it forcing a reactivation (and the need to dig through boxes to find my product key, yadda...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,385
Posted By MarcG
Will graphics card upgrade force reactivation?

Hi folks,

I'm about to swap out the ATI HD4550 in my HTPC with an ATI HD5670. This computer is W7 Home Premium 32, OEM version.

The 4550 card removed from the HTPC will go into a desktop PC,...
Forum: Media Center 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By MarcG
All your questions will be answered: This...

All your questions will be answered:

This thread:
Guide to Building a HD HTPC - Page 388 - AVS Forum (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=940972&page=388)

And the latest...
Forum: Media Center 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,766
Posted By MarcG
Thanks again Damien, I looked over the...

Thanks again Damien,

I looked over the guides from Renethx and have decided not to pursue exotic measures just to be able to use 7MC to play Torchwood... it's my only VC1 interlaced content at...
Forum: Media Center 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,766
Posted By MarcG
dbone- Thanks for your reply. I've got...

dbone-

Thanks for your reply. I've got MPCVideoDec enabled for VC1 and the progressive content I've got is working fine. I haven't explored working with the solution Renethx proposed. I may work...
Forum: Media Center 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,766
Posted By MarcG
Hi guys, Turns out my media giving problems...

Hi guys,

Turns out my media giving problems was 1080i VC1 which is rare and exotic. See interesting discussion here:

Help! 7RTM trouble with VC1 MKVs. Choppy! - AVS Forum...
Forum: Media Center 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,719
Posted By MarcG
@ ba5ic, I've got a Sapphire HD4550 which...

@ ba5ic,

I've got a Sapphire HD4550 which gives reasonable accelerated performance in general.

Digging around revealed several truths:
1. The specific files I've been having trouble with,...
Forum: Media Center 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,719
Posted By MarcG
Sundance, First download Graphstudio from...

Sundance,

First download Graphstudio from here: (http://blog.monogram.sk/janos/tools/monogram-graphstudio/) (click the link)

And get Mediainfo GUI (don't have the link handy, but google will...
Forum: Media Center 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,766
Posted By MarcG
Any update on this? I'm having VC1 headaches with...

Any update on this? I'm having VC1 headaches with RTM and am looking for solutions...
Forum: Media Center 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,719
Posted By MarcG
Thanks ba5ik, I will check tonight when I...

Thanks ba5ik,

I will check tonight when I get home. I do know that when I set the MPCHC codec to play for VC1 files (in filtertweaker) played by Windows Media Center (or any other application...
Forum: Media Center 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,719
Posted By MarcG
Choppy Video on VC1 MKVs

Hi folks,
Please advise me on best setup options to play back VC1 video.

Just ripped my Torchwood Season 3 (Children of the Earth) to .mkv with MakeMKV 1.4.8. The resulting .mkv files are VC1...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
Posted By MarcG
Almost every piece of software I have from XP /...

Almost every piece of software I have from XP / Vista works fine in 7. I found Vista to be serviceable but very bloated. 7 is zippier and overall improved. I say go for it! Do it now rather than...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By MarcG
There's also a (free) hack to turn on remote...

There's also a (free) hack to turn on remote desktop in Home Premium. You can find a link to it over on TGB (http://thegreenbutton.com/forums/p/79427/398549.aspx#398549).

Marc
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By MarcG
I wondered what other student downloaders would...

I wondered what other student downloaders would do when they ran into the need for repair. What was Digital River thinking?

I did get a student copy but fortunately burned the bootable disk...
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