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I'm not familiar with your tv card but it may not work in Vista or Windows 7. Usually you have to check hardware requirements and compatibility on the box. And try to by something from known brands like Hauppauge, AVerMedia,Leadtek, Pinnacle Most of their new models will work on Vista and Windows7. You can try to install and run it's software in Compatibility mode as on XP. And run it as Administrator. If it wont help return your card if you can. Good Luck!
This is the problem with surfing on the Edge of new OS's (operating systems) Not as many hardware or software suppliers support the format off the bat because its a smaller market.
There is a Hardware compatibility list for Windows Vista that displays all known devices and software that are compatible. My suggestion is to use this before buying any hardware. As per software you basically have to wait :(
the other option is to partition your drive into 2 parts or more. on each part an OS needs to be installed.
this has two major advantages for you
1) Partitioning a HDD allows you to manipulate a down'd operating system through the alternate OS
2) On the partition, the operating system you install could be (and should be) compatible with the device that isnt compatible with Vista.
When you partition and install and second operating system it allows you to choose during boot which operating system you wish to load. when you need to run the device(s) or software(s) that arent compatible simply load the other one.
NOTE all data is accessible from both drives from each operating system, however trying to access the non compatible file from the non compatible OS with different OS installed on each drive may cause problems.
If you need help partitioning a drive let me know.
(Note Partitioning requires you to format your dirve. (loosing all data) so you would need to back up your data externally before attempting to do so :)
You could try using Media Portal as your 'TV grabber' you can check it out at http://www.team-mediaportal.com/. You're most likely not going to get the MSI software to work properly on Vista until they release a compatible version. If you still want to use that software you'll have to switch back to XP. MSI doesn't have a lot of motivation to upgrade their software to Vista compatibility because most of their users are still on XP.