[confirm] - Black screen on booting

Discussion in 'MediaPortal 1.2.0 ALPHA' started by doveman, March 16, 2011.

  1. doveman

    doveman Portal Pro

    February 12, 2008
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    Show System Specs
    MediaPortal Version: v1.2A
    MediaPortal Skin: StreamedMP
    Windows Version: XP Pro SP3
    CPU Type: Athlon II X4 630
    HDD: 640GB WD SATA
    Memory: 4GB DDR2 1066Mhz
    Motherboard: Biostar TA790GXB3
    Video Card: HD3300 IGP
    Video Card Driver: 10.10
    Sound Card: onboard Realtek AC97 (ALC662)
    Sound Card AC3: no AC3
    Sound Card Driver:
    1. TV Card: Hauppauge Nova-T 500
    1. TV Card Type: DVB-T
    1. TV Card Driver: 4.3.27240
    MPEG2 Video Codec: Cyberlink Video Decoder (PDVD10)
    MPEG2 Audio Codec: ffdshow
    h.264 Video Codec: ffdshowDXVA
    Satelite/CableTV Provider:
    HTPC Case: Custom
    Cooling: Scythe 120mm Bottom Intake Fan, Stock CPU HSF
    Power Supply: OCZ StealthStream 400W
    Remote: Nova-T 500
    TV: Sony XBR800 36"
    TV - HTPC Connection: DVI

    After booting my PC and Windows has loaded and MP loads, I see the "Waiting for TV Service" screen and then I get a black screen until I see the "Checking DirectX screen". As I have to use a 30s wait for my tuner, this is quite a while and obviously is quite concerning if you're not used to it or expect it and even if you are, is quite annoying.

    I don't have this problem with 1.1.2, which I have on a separate partition.

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