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by jasonl
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Service Unavailable/No Signal on a new Windows 8 install
Replies: 0
Views: 14731

Service Unavailable/No Signal on a new Windows 8 install

If the HDHomeRun software was installed prior to WMC, some of the necessary firewall rules might not have been configured and will need to be added manually in able to watch tv: 1) Mouse over the bottom-right corner of the screen, and click Settings 2) Click Control Panel 3) Click System and Securit...
by jasonl
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Development Support
Topic: Recording using HTTP download - HDHomeRun Prime
Replies: 32
Views: 61024

strm files are not needed, and were always an ugly hack with PRIME. The HTTP links can be added directly to a playlist file and will continue to work even if the provider rearranges channels. Still not an optimal solution, just an interim option for impatient people. Better solution is coming once w...
by jasonl
Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Development Support
Topic: Recording using HTTP download - HDHomeRun Prime
Replies: 32
Views: 61024

All it does is retrieve. Not like you can inadvertently subscribe to a PPV event via a CableCARD, which is the only thing I can think of that would have enough significance to warrant a POST. Besides, doing it as anything other than a GET greatly increases the complexity of accessing those streams v...
by jasonl
Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: WMC incorrectly reports a weak TV signal
Replies: 0
Views: 11455

WMC incorrectly reports a weak TV signal

WMC may show the following error when it shouldn't: Weak TV Signal The TV tuner is unable to receive the signal for the channel you have selected. Adjustment to the signal may be necessary to receive this channel reliably. Please try to select this channel again. If the problem persists, contact you...
by jasonl
Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Unable to activate digital cable on Windows 7 N editions
Replies: 0
Views: 13128

Unable to activate digital cable on Windows 7 N editions

N editions of Windows 7 were created due to an EU rule requiring that Microsoft make available versions of Windows without Windows Media technologies. Although most of the Windows Media components can be manually added later by the user, some DRM components will not install, resulting in digital cab...
by jasonl
Mon Oct 03, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Network packet loss
Replies: 1
Views: 76164

by jasonl
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Merging clear QAM/ATSC channels with CableCARD
Replies: 0
Views: 15898

Merging clear QAM/ATSC channels with CableCARD

To merge different sets of listings into single entries for each channel: 1) Download, install, and open Guide Tool 2) Click on Merge Tuners 3) Adjust the priorities as desired so that ATSC/clear QAM tuners show up first 4) Select Channel Call-sign 5) Click OK This can also be done manually for indi...
by jasonl
Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: WMC activation key
Replies: 1
Views: 38798

If the above key reports that is invalid, first verify that you have typed it correctly. If it continues to not work, close WMC, open a command prompt, and run: cscript %systemroot%\system32\slmgr.vbs -dlv You should see 2 entries, one for Windows 7, <edition> Edition , and one for Windows 7, OCUR a...
by jasonl
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: CableCARD Activation Hotlines/Websites
Replies: 45
Views: 120145

CableCARD Activation Hotlines/Websites

Comcast: (877)405-2298 / http://www.comcast.com/activate RCN: (888)891-7770 / (866)TECH-RCN ((866)832-4726) Time Warner Cable: (866)606-5889 / (866)532-2598 Verizon FiOS: (888)897-7499 / http://www.verizon.com/fiostv/selfinstall/ Please note that this thread is ONLY to track contact information for ...
by jasonl
Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Installer error - Service HDHomeRun Service failed to start
Replies: 0
Views: 13433

Installer error - Service HDHomeRun Service failed to start

During installation of the HDHomeRun software, you may receive an error stating "Service 'HDHomeRun Service' (HDHomeRun Service) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services." This error is due to the SSDP Discovery service being disabled. To re-enable the ser...