supported video cards and TV Tuner cards

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by jpeterson, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. jpeterson

    jpeterson Guest

    I have an ATI X800 video card and cannot get media center to use it, does
    anyone have any links that shows supported video cards and tv tuner cards.
    jpeterson, Jul 19, 2006
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  2. jpeterson

    JW Guest

    Are you saying that you cannot play a DVD with Media Center in your
    What MCE Compatible DVD Decoder do you have installed and set to the
    preferred Decoder. I ask this as an X800 card certainly meets the
    requirements of MCE (128MB and onboard DX9 support).
    Tuner cards, however, are another story, If your tuner card is not a DVB-T
    card with BDA driver or does not have a MCE specific driver available for
    it then it won't work in MCE.
    JW, Jul 19, 2006
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  3. jpeterson

    jpeterson Guest

    ahhh that did the trick, just needed to adjust decoder settings....Thanks for
    your help, another question is why when I right click on my computer and
    select "properties" it states windows media player 2002?? even though its a
    media center 2005 disk and license?
    jpeterson, Jul 20, 2006
  4. jpeterson

    JW Guest

    Your actual OS is based on XP Pro 2002
    JW, Jul 20, 2006
  5. There are several different version numbers...the My Computer Properties
    shows you the version of the underlying OS, which is XP Pro from 2002. The
    way to find the Media Center version is from within the Media Center program
    itself (I believe it's the bottom option on the Settings menu)...that should
    say 2005.

    Dana Cline - MCE MVP
    Dana Cline - MVP, Jul 20, 2006
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