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Video decoder malfunction - Solution on your list didn't work

Same problem as is on the list - I reinstalled Media Center, everything updated, and keep getting the video decoder malfunction message. TV will not function.

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Install the device driver or install the device into another slot then try it will work

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Hello there

It is possible, to not update when installing Media Center, then try to install the drivers, for the Video Decoder.
it should work fine

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Hi there thanks for your post

sounds like you pc has either a fault in your tv tuner card or your motherboard has a fault responding try updateing the tv cards software if that dont work u you then knw its faulty

thanks and please remeber to rate me thanks

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