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Windows 7: Windows 7 64bit RTM on HTPC

12 Sep 2009   #1
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 
Windows 7 64bit RTM on HTPC

I Am new here and to configuring pcs so forgive me if I am missing something obvious.

PC
Thermaltake DH202 Case touch screen
Rest of spec in profile.

Problems
1, Windows media center.
Graphics
Case screen connected to gf8100 motherboard on board vga
Tv conected to Saphire ati pci express ultimate hd4650 onboard hdmi 1gig

1,When starting media center I can not get movies to play on TV screen,with out changing bios settings or having it in 1 screen mode. There does not seem to be any clone/duplicate mode.
In an ideal world i would like wmc to run on the case screen when tv is off, and Main Plasma screen when tv is on.

2,I have managed to rip dvds with clone dvd to my hard drive and they do play, but! It will not display dvd info! or once playing display menus,ie so I can turn subtitles on off.I have copied the menus and subtites.I do not want to install any 3rd party programs.
its fine with normall dvds and even mp3s and shows all info..So what am i doing wrong?
3,I hear alot of confusing info about Dolby/dts tru hd. Is it posible with out getting a sound card ie the new Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD to get true hd showing on my amp, it is conected via hdmi and my graphics card are supose to suport hd audio?I do get 5.1 dolby digital/dts.
4, Will window7 touch pack work with my thermaltake touch screen it seems a waste of the lovley touch screen. As the imon/medialab software is awful.
5,On start up touich screen sais unsuported/no synce, but still dispays ok?
6,Any tips on getting w7 to start up quicker.I realise its much better.

Many thanks for taking the time to read my problems, please try to answer in laymens terms Iwork as a Carpenter by day.


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15 Sep 2009   #2
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

Can Any one help with this?
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15 Sep 2009   #3
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

Update, I have solved the first 3 problems...still need help with no sync error, and ehrn playing bluray through power dvd the sound cuts out for a second every so often??
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15 Sep 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petdroo View Post
Update, I have solved the first 3 problems...still need help with no sync error, and ehrn playing bluray through power dvd the sound cuts out for a second every so often??
Im not going to be much help but one thing I wanted to check is how much ram you have and are you overclocking?

Ken
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16 Sep 2009   #5
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

I have 2 x 2gig ram, I am not sure what overclocking is, so do not know on that one.thanks
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17 Sep 2009   #6
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

Fixed most problems now.
If i disable front view in imon manager the touch screen operates like a mouse..no need to put w7 touch on it.Works in wmc great.
Just one very important one I can not solve.
The Thermatake sg7 touch screen sais No sync just before it boots, but then boots ok, however once running the screen sometimes cuts out for 20mins or sometimes just seconds...
I have tried thermaltake customer support but they say search forums???
Can any one help??
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17 Sep 2009   #7
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

only prob iv seen with using windows 7 x64 on a htpc is mencoder proper does not work with x64 only x86

doesnt really have anything to do with your listed problems but thought id let you know
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18 Sep 2009   #8
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

Thanks, is that just a player?
Can anyone help with no sync situation?
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18 Sep 2009   #9
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

its part of dvrmstoolbox to encode mkv to dvrms so you can get your downloaded tv shows to come up under recorded tv plus metadata n what not.
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19 Sep 2009   #10
petdroo

windows 7 64bit Home
 
 

Can anyone help with this unsupporded / No sync problem?
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