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Windows 7: USB TV Cards on a Virtual Macine

06 Oct 2009   #1
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 
USB TV Cards on a Virtual Macine

Hi all
In general this is a no no as most video apps usually need direct access to the hardware which the Virtual Bios doesn't see.

I was wondering however has anyone managed to get o USB TV stick working on a Virtual Machine yet whther using VBOX or VMWARE.

If you did what is the TV stick you are using and what software did you run for the TV application.

Would the TV function in Windows XP Media Center edition work in a VM.

Note that the BBC Iplayer works in a VM (Vmware) so SOME video will of course work in a VM.

Cheers
jimbo


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09 Oct 2009   #2
ccatlett1984

 

Check out my post in this thread: XP 32 bit under Windows 7 64 bit
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09 Oct 2009   #3
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ccatlett1984 View Post
Check out my post in this thread: XP 32 bit under Windows 7 64 bit

Hi there
Doesn't answer the question however -

Cheers
jimbo.
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11 Oct 2009   #4
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Jimbo,
That is something I have wondered myself.
But here is a better question if you get an usb video card, (I actually saw one once on new egg).(Newegg.com - IOGEAR USB 2.0 External VGA Video Card GUC2015V USB 2.0 Interface - TV Tuners & Video Devices)
Could you run vmware or your vm with that graphics card and actually use it instead of the vms software video card?
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