Can't Play Recorded TV Files

Discussion in 'General Support' started by JDaggett, February 7, 2016.

  1. JDaggett

    JDaggett New Member

    Joined:
    February 7, 2016
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Home Country:
    United States of America United States of America
    Show System Specs
    I started using Media Portal V1 about a month ago (V1.13.0) as a replacement for Windows Media Center so that I could move the dedicated PVR-PC that I use for recording OTA broadcast TV to Windows-10. It worked great for a while. Now – all of a sudden – MP1 will not play my recorded broadcast TV files. I can still watch live-TV via MP1, and the scheduling and recording functions seem to work and the files are created in the proper location. The symptom is that when I try to play a recorded file, it now flashes a brief static image for about a half-second and then just goes back to the available recordings list. It does the same thing when I try to “manually” open the TS-file from its disk location too. The only clue that I have is that there was an automatic Win10 update that was installed at about the time this problem started (1/29/16) although I do not know that this is related. That update was V1511 (KB3124262).


     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide all adverts.
  3. mm1352000
    • Team MediaPortal

    mm1352000 Development Group

    Joined:
    September 1, 2008
    Messages:
    21,527
    Likes Received:
    4,738
    Ratings:
    +8,205 / 17
    Home Country:
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Welcome to the forum, and thanks for reporting the problem. :)

    Your log files show this error:
    [2016-02-07 12:33:02,924] [Log ] [MPMain ] [INFO ] - TSReaderPlayer: event:ErrorAbort param1:-2004287480 param2:0 param1:0x88890008 param2:0x0

    I haven't seen this error very often before, but when I have seen it it's been related to the audio configuration/output. Technically 88890008 means "AUDCLNT_E_UNSUPPORTED_FORMAT" so I guess that's not so surprising.

    I suggest you:
    1. Configure your TV codec settings which are currently unconfigured. A reasonable basic configuration would be to select the default DirectSound option for audio renderer and the "LAV" option for everything else.
    2. Check why your PC is showing two "1 - SONY AVAMP (AMD High Definition Audio Device)" audio outputs/renderers. Seems a bit odd to me. I suspect one may be bogus. A reboot may get rid of one and solve the problem.

    Regards,
    mm
     
Loading...

Users Viewing Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 0)

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
  • About The Project

    The vision of the MediaPortal project is to create a free open source media centre application, which supports all advanced media centre functions, and is accessible to all Windows users.

    In reaching this goal we are working every day to make sure our software is one of the best.

             

  • Support MediaPortal!

    The team works very hard to make sure the community is running the best HTPC-software. We give away MediaPortal for free but hosting and software is not for us.

    Care to support our work with a few bucks? We'd really appreciate it!