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Tuner not working after reinstall

Hi Everyone, i have a little problem with my pc.
i have a Sony Vaio VGC-RB42G.
It came with media center edition when i bought it, and i have reinstalled the windows media center edition on it and i have went to sony website and i have downloaded all the drivers, but when i power up my media center and try the Live TV option, i get an error saying:

"Decoder Error
The Video Decoder has either malfunctioned or it is not installed, Please restart Media Center and/or Computer"

i have everything in it that came in stock, and i installed all the drivers and everything works besides the live TV, could someone help me, maybe send me some drivers or something. I have the stock Sony Giga Pocket TV Tuner.
Thanks Everyone.

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Go to this website and see if you have all updates to you media center. your codecs are kept in the media player bin file let microsoft run a check and see if you need some more downloads. http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/default.aspx?ln=en-us

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/stephen_171aeeebef53a898

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