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Windows 7: media center

29 Dec 2008   #1
kenshen

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media center

my dad has a problem his tv turner is installed correct and so is my sound card windows media center detects his tv card correctly as a analog but when he goes to watch tv the picture comes in blue every thing is blue the peoples faces are blue he doesn't get sound even though it works when he starts media center and the signal lasts for about thirty seconds before it says no tv signal


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30 Dec 2008   #2
johngalt

 

When you say TV tuner is installed correctly - you mean physical installation or drivers?
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30 Dec 2008   #3
kenshen

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both
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30 Dec 2008   #4
pmcgarr

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In my experience, I find Media Center the most sensitive area in Windows 7 as far as getting it to work. I have Windows 7 installed on two systems here and Media Center is working on both of them. They are both using ATI Theatre 650 pros for tuners.

I downloaded VISTA drivers for the tuner and the display adapter, saved them to my desktop, and installed them in compatibility mode for Windows Vista. I ran the driver installation programs "as administrator" as well. Do you know how to do this? If not, I can explain.

Once I installed those drivers, all of my problems went away. If you haven't tried this, I suggest you do.
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06 Jan 2009   #5
kenshen

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well there are no new vista drivers my dad is using a pinnacle
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