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  1. J

    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    Haha thanks. Am moving on the 30th so was no point in decorating... New place will be better, bigger and HTPC'd up :D
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    Yeah I did find the HDDa bit of a nightmare to install too! I might invest in a Scythe, I've used them in gaming machines but never in a HTPC. Thanks for the comment :D
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    Just to add as I've not put much info and if you would like anymore please tell me. I'm running the onboard GFX through HDMI to my Samsung 40" 1080p LCD @ 1920 x 1080 60Hz. The sound is run through optical to a Samsung 2.1 system.
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    Some photos.
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    How would i use it as Ramdisk? I will take some photos now :D
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    Hi, I would have had 16Gb if my motherboard would of supported it hah. No I don't use it for timeshift, I just thought whislt running 64bit Vista I would make fll use and use 8Gb.
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    New HTPC :D Very Happy.

    I've just built myself a new HTPC after not upgrading anything in mine of the past year. My new system spec: Antec Fusion Remote Black Intel DG45ID with HDMI out Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Kingston 8Gb DDR2 800MHz ( 4 x 2Gb ) Pioneer DVD216 3 x 1Tb Samsung Spinpoint HDDs Vista Ultimate...
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    2 x High Spec HTPCs with HDMI + Vista

    First HTPC plus a Black Gold GDI 6in1 DVB-T/S, Ana, Radio tuner for £500 + Postage Second HTPC plus a Black Gold GDI DVB-T Tuner for £450 + Postage
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    2 x High Spec HTPCs with HDMI + Vista

    I have for sale the following machines: Antec Fusion Black Case Intel DG965OT Media Series Motherboard Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 CPU Corsair 2Gb DDR2 ( 2 x 1GB ) ATI Sapphire 2400HD Pro with HDMI out Pioneer 112D DVD-DL RW Samsung Spinpoint 500Gb SATA HDD Windows Vista Home Edition OEM...
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    Electric Lead (Monochrome mod)

    Thanks very much indeed! It worked perfectly, TV Guide is fine now and i've got a loverly looking skin :)
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    Electric Lead (Monochrome mod)

    Ahhh, any chance you could like me to the older one or send it me? Or even send me the paramaters and i'll try to code them in myself. Would i not get problems later on when it updates the listings though? Forgot to say aswell: It's only this skin ( which i prefer the most ) that i get the...
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    Electric Lead (Monochrome mod)

    Just incase you need it: Running HDMI to HDMI from a Geforce 7300GS on a Technosonic 32inch HD TV @ 1203x673 resolution. Vista Ultimate with the latest Nvidia Drivers.
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    Electric Lead (Monochrome mod)

    Heres the screen. Hope this helps...
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    Electric Lead (Monochrome mod)

    Slight problem... I've got a slight problem which i've experinced with a few skins. When i am in the TV Guide menu, the box which displays the current TV Chan is over the listings and not in the bottom left hand corner where it is in other skins. Obviously this doesn't allow me to see the...
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    When i 'Import TV Guide' it says no XMLTV File...

    Hehe. You know, i didn't... then about 2 mins after posting i realised what i had done. Now i've got another problem though, the site im getting listings from comes up as '0' days even though i set 14, apprently it has been fixed... just trying to find the SVN for it now.
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    Volume Problem - Turn it down and then i cant turn it back up?

    Wicked! Worked perfectly. Was really starting to bug me haha. Thanks for the link :D
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    Volume Problem - Turn it down and then i cant turn it back up?

    MediaPortal Version: Version 0.2.3.0 MediaPortal Skin: Mepo Green Wide Windows Version: Windows Vista Ultimate CPU Type: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4GHz HDD: Seagate Barracuda 750Gb Memory: Crucial Value DDR2 667MHz 2Gb (2x1Gb) Motherboard: Intel DG965OT Motherboard Chipset: Intel G965 Video...
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    When i 'Import TV Guide' it says no XMLTV File...

    I'm using the WEBEPG, i have set up each channel to grab but and it has made the tvguide.xml file. When i goto TV Menu in MP and select Import TV Guide it says 'No XMTV File'. Can anyone help me ?
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    For sale : Hiper media case

    Hi, are you based in the UK? Jerome
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    Support for Futaba display of FIC Spectra HTPC

    Wow! I've been waiting for this for a long long time :D Works so well! I'm going to keep my Artisan case now, was considering getting another Antec as the display was annoying me that it wasn't work 100%. Very good work, you've made me and i'm sure many others very very happy...
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    MyDigiGuide - no listings using WebEPG

    Hi, I have just installed the latest SVN and have re-setup my MP. When trying to get an EPG up using the WebEPG, using listings from www.mydigiguide.com (which worked before) i get this error in the log - I just tried it with the Bleb Site and it says there are listings but does not do...
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    MCE compatible display plugin...

    I have just installed MP 0.2.3 RC1, i am using the MCEDisplay plugin with my Elonex Artisan Deluxe chassis which has a front LED Display. No problems yet, seems to work just as well as it did with MP 0.2.2
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    When adding details to a channel it sets 0 Days...

    When i am trying to set each guide to each channel i have a problem. I have set it to display 14 days but everytime i add a channel it sets it to 0 days. Any ideas?
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    New Mobo

    Hi, May i suggest looking at an Intel DG965OT Media Board. We have two of these in outr house, both running Core 2 Duo CPU's and MSI Geforce 7300GS with HDMI out. They are excellent boards with loads of features, i have found it to be the best board i have used for my HTPC.
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    MCE compatible display plugin...

    I was wondering if someone could help me. I have installed this plugin but am having some problems. everytime i load MP it just crashes and closes. I get this in the error log: 2007-03-29 03:33:47.296875 [ERROR][10]: MediaPortal: Unhandled exception occured 2007-03-29 03:33:47.296875...
  26. J

    linux mce

    Wow. I love MP but that looks so good. I am downloading it now to try it out :)
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    Elonex Artisan LX

    Hi, sorry for the late reply. Yes i meant the MCE compatible display plugin, sorry about that, was not thinking when i posted. It does have a few issues, but it does sort of work. Was the best i could find so it is all i used.
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    Elonex Artisan LX

    Hi, yes the volume control does work in MP. I used MCE LCD Replacement Plugin to get the front panel to work.
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    Elonex Artisan LX

    My dad has just bought an Elonex Artisan LX barebone system from a well known UK online store. It was £120 and come with: case, psu and lga775 motherboard. The case has a front LED display, multiple ammounts of controls, a built in RF antenna and built in IR Receiver. It uses a heatpipe...
  30. J

    I want silence! Watercooling?

    Hi, I understand that watercooling does still require the use of fans, i have watercooled several of my gaming rigs. But one or two quiet 120mm fans on the radiator is alot less noise that most heatsink and fans, given that i have minimal space inside the case, i can't house something like a...
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    I want silence! Watercooling?

    Hi, I have now finished my HTPC and am very happy with it except it makes a bit too much noise. I have a Thermaltake Orb cooler which is supposed to be 17db but it is more around 30db. What other ways can i make my HTPC silence? Would it be a good idea to watercool the system, providing...
  32. J

    Win XP and MP on Gigabyte I-Ram?

    Hi, I just seen a video on YouTube for Gigabyte I-Ram. It has really blown me away for its very fast loading times of windows. I am considering buying one for my HTPC to run Windows XP and MP on it. Has anyone thought of this before or know any more info? Would i find that i would get...
  33. J

    Movie/File Rename - Auto Plugin?

    Hi, I was wondering if there is a plugin or application that will auto rename my movie and video files to just include the Title of the File? Regards
  34. J

    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    Wooohooo :D I am a happy bunny! I just installed ffdshow_beta1_20061211_clsid and all videos work absolutly perfect, must of been an issue with my codecs then. Thanks for all the help!:D :D
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    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    Hi, I just tried to use the NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder and still had no luck at all. The error log still reads this: 2007-02-08 01:16:50.968750 [ERROR][MPMain]: PlaylistPlayer: *** unable to play - E:\Video Files\Films\dmd-illusionist.avi - skipping track! 2007-02-08 01:17:47.484375...
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    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    Hi, I have changed the DirectX Settings but still it does not play any video files. I have been playing around with the decoder settings but still have had no luck. Any other ideas? Here is what the log reads: 2007-02-07 23:04:16.562500 [ERROR][MPMain]: FAILED: audio renderer:SB X-Fi...
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    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    Hi, Thanks for the help. I have been trying to find the option of Exclusive DirectX mode but had no luck in finding it. Could you please tell me where i would find it? Kind Regards, Jerome
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    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    I've just checked in Windows Media Player and all files i were trying to play appear to work fine. In the error log i just have this line: 2007-02-07 01:45:39.906250 [ERROR][MPMain]: PlaylistPlayer: *** unable to play - E:\Video Files\Films\ATL.2006.iNTERNAL.DVDRip.AC3.XviD-GEN.CD01.avi -...
  39. J

    No videos work with internal player? VLC works fine!

    MediaPortal Version: MP 0.2.2 MediaPortal Skin: BlueTwo Windows Version: Windows XP SP2 CPU Type: Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 HDD: Hitachi Deskstar 400Gb Memory: Geil 2 x 1Gb PC6400 800MHz Motherboard: MSI G965M Motherboard Chipset: Intel 965 Motherboard Bios: Video Card: Intel 965 Video...
  40. J

    HTPC - 3400+ AMD64 | 1Gb DDR33 | 400Gb | DVB-T...

    Hi, I am selling my current HTPC as i wish to upgrade. Some of the components have been used from one of my desktop PCs which is about 8 months old and other parts are less than 3 monts old. It consists of the following components: Thermaltake Mozart Silver HTPC Case with MediaLab AMD Athlon...
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