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Forum: Media Center 16 Dec 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
I hope that you all realize that Totally...

I hope that you all realize that Totally Awesome's "fix" will leave your pc unprotected.
Forum: Media Center 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By barnabas1969
This is probably not what you want to hear,...

This is probably not what you want to hear, because it's not free... but Total Media Theatre integrates into Media Center better than Power DVD. I think you can try the free trial of TMT to see if...
Forum: Media Center 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By barnabas1969
I agree with dsperber that an extender for...

I agree with dsperber that an extender for Windows Media Center is the way to go for driving multiple TV's, unless you want two or more TV's to play exactly the same video in sync with each other (in...
Forum: Media Center 03 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By barnabas1969
An HDMI splitter should work.

An HDMI splitter should work.
Forum: Media Center 02 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By barnabas1969
The HD HomeRun setup software will allow you to...

The HD HomeRun setup software will allow you to see the signal strength and quality. Have you checked to see if there is a problem with that channel's signal?
Forum: Media Center 02 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By barnabas1969
No, Media Center won't allow you to extend the...

No, Media Center won't allow you to extend the display in this way.
Forum: News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 135
Views: 7,664
Posted By barnabas1969
The trouble is that MS kept: Adding to...

The trouble is that MS kept:


Adding to it:

Obnoxious DRM in WMP 11 (it may have been Vista's fault and not WMP's though)
Uncontrollable Library integration in WMP 12 (not to mention bugs)...
Forum: Media Center 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By barnabas1969
What kind of tuners (make and model) do you have?

What kind of tuners (make and model) do you have?
Forum: News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 135
Views: 7,664
Posted By barnabas1969
I never thought it added anything that Windows...

I never thought it added anything that Windows Media Player didn't already have. I was first introduced to WinAmp back in the 90's, and didn't see the point of using it.
Forum: Media Center 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By barnabas1969
You're welcome. If you need more help, there is...

You're welcome. If you need more help, there is a large community of Media Center users at TheGreenButton (http://www.thegreenbutton.tv). If you post there, you'll have a much larger audience of...
Forum: Media Center 25 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By barnabas1969
Go to the Guide, and move up or down until 31.2...

Go to the Guide, and move up or down until 31.2 is selected. Move left with the arrow key (twice) until the channel number is highlighted. Press OK/Enter. Choose Edit sources.

You may see...
Forum: Media Center 25 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By barnabas1969
Mostly, this is caused by signal issues. I've...

Mostly, this is caused by signal issues. I've experienced this, and found that when viewing the same recording on an extender, the distorted area of the screen is much smaller. It appears that the...
Forum: Media Center 19 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By barnabas1969
That's a tough one. Do you have any codec packs...

That's a tough one. Do you have any codec packs installed? Have you tried moving your "other" media files to a local storage drive?

You might want to go post your question on TheGreenButton...
Forum: Media Center 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
Well, access protection should be what scans your...

Well, access protection should be what scans your files when you access them. That's the main part of any antivirus software that protects you from unintentionally installing a virus when you access...
Forum: Media Center 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
So, you basically turned off all the protection...

So, you basically turned off all the protection of the antivirus and firewall software, leaving your computer unprotected. This is almost as bad as having no antivirus software at all.

What you...
Forum: Media Center 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
Yes, the log file listed in the message reached...

Yes, the log file listed in the message reached 16MB. There must be some setting in McAfee to limit the size of the log file. I doubt this had anything to do with your extender disconnecting.
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Forum: Media Center 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By barnabas1969
You probably have duplicate sources, but you...

You probably have duplicate sources, but you didn't provide enough information about the type of tuner you're using, etc. So... is this using an antenna and an ATSC tuner, or is this cable TV using...
Forum: Media Center 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
OK, so that confirms my suspicion. There may or...

OK, so that confirms my suspicion. There may or may not be a way to change settings in McAfee so that it doesn't break your extender... you'll need to call McAfee about that.

Or... you could just...
Forum: Media Center 08 Nov 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,695
Posted By barnabas1969
True, but it will go to Away mode, if Away mode...

True, but it will go to Away mode, if Away mode is allowed. I have mine set to start displaying the Media Center screen saver (photo gallery) after 10 minutes, and then another 10 minutes it turns...
Forum: Media Center 08 Nov 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,695
Posted By barnabas1969
I'm not 100% sure, but there are some other...

I'm not 100% sure, but there are some other settings that wait 6 minutes by default. Besides, you wouldn't want to pause the TV and have the PC go to sleep in 3 minutes, would you? That's not...
Forum: Media Center 08 Nov 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,695
Posted By barnabas1969
2 and 3 minutes is very short. Something tells...

2 and 3 minutes is very short. Something tells me that setting it this short will cause you some problems. I would recommend 10 and 15 minutes instead.
Forum: Media Center 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,695
Posted By barnabas1969
Well, without going through all of my settings......

Well, without going through all of my settings... I searched some my old posts (you can too). Here's one that might be helpful (click the image in the post to see larger size):

View topic - WMC...
Forum: Media Center 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 6,296
Posted By barnabas1969
You said that you uninstalled McAfee, and then...

You said that you uninstalled McAfee, and then re-installed it. I didn't tell you to re-install it. I told you to un-install, reboot, and test the extender (without McAfee installed). Further, I...
Forum: Media Center 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By barnabas1969
I really wish I had the links to the Kinect...

I really wish I had the links to the Kinect project that is being developed as FOSS. I saved them as bookmarks on my laptop, but unfortunately my laptop died... and my Chrome browser was not...
Forum: Media Center 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,695
Posted By barnabas1969
Have you tried pressing the "Default" button in...

Have you tried pressing the "Default" button in each of the tabs in MCE Standby Tool? Doing so will set everything to defaults.
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