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Vgc rb42g windows media center gives Decoder error TV decoder has malfunctioned or is not installed System was just restored at Best buy everything works except playing dvd or live tv

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Happy Holidays!
well, if you got experience on reformat OS, do so, Go ahead and format and install the Windows Media Center, there could be something missing from the restored past installation.
Wheather or not you see the right drivers, in control panel, is a best way to reformat the system and if you got all the drivers, install them after the OS installation..
good luck

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