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Media Center - Live TV not working

All of a suddent my system started giving me this message when I try to play live TV. " Media Center has stopped capturing data due to a low data transfer rate. This may be a temporary problem" I have uninstalled and reinstalled the TVTuner card. Reset Media Center set up, rebooted and tried again so many times as the HP tech told me to do but nothing works.

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I am assuming your computer is intel. Have you tried reinstalling your video/graphics driver? Go to the intel website and search for a driver update.

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I have exactly the same problem, same error message. I first noticed the problem yesterday (September 11). Error message appears when trying to watch live TV through iPlayer. BBC News Channel works OK from BBC News website. Live sports broadcasts work OK through BBC Sport website. I uninstalled and reinstalled Flash Player but it made no difference.

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How to make a Media center Shortcut.


Windows 7 Media center have multiple switches for customization.
Here is a list bellow.
/nostartupanimation stops the startup sound and Windows Media Center logo "pebble" going off into the distance /noshutdownui removes the "shutdown" item from the tasks menu /mediamode starts in media only mode (no close/minimize/maximize options in top right corner) /widescreen start in widescreen mode, even on 4:3 display (windowed only) /nochrome display windowed mode Media Center but without the window chrome /playallmusic plays all your music instantly /playfavslideshow plays your favorite slideshows only /playfavslideshowwithmusic plays your favorite slideshow with music /playslideshow plays all slideshows /playslideshowwithmusic plays all slideshows with music /screensaver starts the Media Center screensaver /configuress starts Media Center at the "configure screensaver" screen Examples: %windir%\ehome\ehshell.exe "/mcesuperbar://tv?live=true" – That will start Media Center in LiveTV mode
Yo can create custom shortcut by doing the following : Start > All Programs > Windows Media Center, and right click on it. Select properties. Under "target" you will see "%windir%\ehome\ehshell.exe".
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Simply add the switches you wish Media Center to start with and hit OK.
For example, if your shortcut looked like the following: %windir%\Ehome\Ehshell.exe /nostartupanimation /noshutdownui /mediamode
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I ripped Bluray movies using "ANY DVD HD" to my hardrive then playing them through "WD TV Live HD Media Player" (using HDMI cable to Sony Bravia HD L.C.D.TV) some movies work good but others play the video...


Either check around in Any DVD HD or the BluRay menu to set audio output to PCM, which doesn't require any decoding to play back properly or you will have to convert them separately.

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Media centre can use a numnber of codecs to do this job, you just need to make sure it has a choice. You need to download & install a codec pack. Microsoft has one which you can find on the website but the most comprehensive one is KL Codec pack. Google it & install the standard version, just use all the default settings & that will fix your problem.

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no this has no effect. Usually jittery audio is hard drive or resource related as it is writing data and outputting data at the same time.
one reolution may be to scale down the quality of the recording to see if that helps.
Lastly check for updated audio/capture card drivers

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Look at the alerts in the security and firewall of Norton antivirus. It might be blocking it. also keep an eye on your bottom right corner when you attempt the live TV. Norton may be alerting you about the blocks in that area. Make sure you allow those connections. I would check Norton firewall and security before messing with the Windows firewall.

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remove nortan that will not protect u u need superantispyware its free 20 tiem sbetter for bugs and spyware nortan never finds anything slows u way down ok

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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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Select Start>Run (in Windows) and type in the following:

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needs a newer decoder than other versions of MCE - try:

http://www.intervideo.com/jsp/WinDVD_Download.jsp
http://www.nvidia.com/object/dvd_decoder.html

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