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Windows 7: Channels

15 Jan 2010   #1
Bowflex

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Channels

When I'm setting up WMC and the program is scanning for channels, how come it only comes up with 7 of them? I have Time Warner Cable of Queens.


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15 Jan 2010   #2
AngelProcesser

 

Are you using a Set Top Box?
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15 Jan 2010   #3
Bowflex

windows 7
 
 

No. I saw a tutorial that showed all you had to do was plug the cable line into the tuner. If that's the case how do I perform the connections with the Set Top Box?
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15 Jan 2010   #4
AngelProcesser

 

Once you have your STB connected - rerun WMC setup again - the STB should be automatically recognized and you will be prompted to set it up.
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15 Jan 2010   #5
AngelProcesser

 

Bowflex, let's continue this in this thread and not a new one:
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Use the links above to access your CP and find your threads.
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16 Jan 2010   #6
Bowflex

windows 7
 
 

Sorry about that. I think I have it figured out. These new boxes use HDMI as the out source. Unlike the older ones where you had a cable in as well as a cable out in the back, this one I have now only has cable in. I have to go back to Time Warner and see if I can get a box as described above to hook the cable out to the tuner.
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16 Jan 2010   #7
AngelProcesser

 

Great - share your results please.
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16 Jan 2010   #8
Bowflex

windows 7
 
 

Ok got the box I wanted and everything went well. Couple of oddities though. Why aren't some of the channels matching up. I tuned to channel 4 when Barbar was on and I get a different show. Also NY1 was on a whole different channel. I'm also experiencing "no signal" messages on a lot of the channels like ESPN. Should I scan channels again or what? Anybody else had this problem? This channel mix up is driving me crazy. I click Nick on Channel 6 on the guide to watch ICarly and I get C-Span!! What gives?
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