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Windows 7: Black screen when trying to play internet tv on

23 Apr 2009   #1

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Black screen when trying to play internet tv on

Hello. I'm new to Windows Media center as I can finally connect to my tv tuner but anyway I want to watch internet tv those channels but everytime the screen is black when I pick a show to watch any help would be much appreciated.



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23 Apr 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


You may need to download flash player from Adobe (here Adobe - Adobe Flash Player) if you haven't already as some internet TV providers run flash (just like youtube) to play videos.

Hope this helps :)
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23 Apr 2009   #3

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Thanks for the reply. I'm trying to play like History channel or NBC or something like that is already on windows media center.
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23 Apr 2009   #4
Orbital Shark


Have you tried downloading the latest codecs? I know it's direct TV but it couldn't help to
try from - Windows 7 Codecs to see if they help.

If not then i'm gonna have to concede to defeat

Hopefully someone may be reading this that can help
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11 May 2009   #5


Hey andersok29, did this fix your issue ?

I'm getting the same issue with a fresh install of Windows 7 RC1. Other videos/movies/TV in MCE work fine, but just not InternetTV. I get sound but a blank screen.

Any help would be appreciated.

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