RC2 "Media Portal HCW Control" (1 Viewer)

Elconejo

Portal Pro
May 9, 2005
129
0
39
Belgium
Hi,

With the RC2 version i get a new icon in my taskbar. Its like a blue wheel and says "Media Portal HCW Control". Sometimes, i also have a green icon.

What is this for? How do i use it?

Thx
 

hansdegit

Portal Pro
May 18, 2005
200
0
50
Schagen, The Netherlands
Home Country
Netherlands Netherlands
In RC2 (cvs-12-29-2005--19-21) the HCW helper program has trouble starting and the keys on my silver Hauppauge remote seem to have lost their function.

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29-12-2005 21:02:11 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:12 HCW: starting HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:12 HCW: HCWHelper started
29-12-2005 21:02:13 DVBGraphBDA:process() send PMT version 5 to device
29-12-2005 21:02:13 PMT: program number:10902
29-12-2005 21:02:13 video pid:0x399
29-12-2005 21:02:13 audio pid:0x39A
29-12-2005 21:02:13 pcr pid:0x399
29-12-2005 21:02:13 pmt len:44 data:0x0 0x2 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x2E 0x0 0x3 0x1 0x2 0xB0 0x29 0x2A 0x96 0xCB 0x0 0x0 0xE3 0x99 0xF0 0x6 0xF 0x4 0x53 0x41 0x50 0x53 0x2 0xE3 0x99 0xF0 0x6 0x9 0x4 0x6 0x4 0xE3 0xA1 0x4 0xE3 0x9A 0xF0 0x6 0x9 0x4 0x6 0x4 0xE3 0xA1 0xA6 0xAA 0xAE 0xD3
29-12-2005 21:02:13 DVBGraphBDA:confused:endPMT() signal strength:200 signal quality:200
29-12-2005 21:02:14 VMR9Helper: repaint->playing 1
29-12-2005 21:02:15 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:16 HCW: starting HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:16 HCW: HCWHelper started
29-12-2005 21:02:19 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:20 HCW: starting HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:20 HCW: HCWHelper started
29-12-2005 21:02:23 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:24 HCW: starting HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:24 HCW: HCWHelper started
29-12-2005 21:02:27 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:28 HCW: starting HCWHelper
29-12-2005 21:02:28 HCW: HCWHelper started
29-12-2005 21:02:31 HCW: waiting for HCWHelper
etc.

Also, the yellow ring does not appear in the taskbar.
 

Brainscanner

Portal Member
September 8, 2005
24
0
I have a similar problem. Sometimes the icon stays in the taskbar when MediaPortal has already been closed.

I used the RC1 version, but recently upgraded to RC2. After nothing worked with the old settings (that had remained in the folder) I uninstalled it again, deleted the remains in the folder and did a fresh new install.

Now it works on general, but I'm still having problems with the tv part. I can watch TV and switch channels. But I don't have the visuals (the bar with the channel number and name) anymore.

And when I press the red button or the back/exit button on the Hauppauge remote control the complete program closes. With the old version it just switch back to the menu.

Is this a matter of settings or something else? I left the remote control configuration as it was when it was installed.
 

IronStove

Portal Member
December 6, 2005
7
0
Stockholm, Sweden
I'm also on RC2. When starting MP for the first time the Hauppauge remote works just fine. But if I close MP and start it again the remote is nonfunctional. I have to restart computer to make remote work again.
Any clues?
 

frietkot

Portal Member
January 1, 2006
15
0
Why does this HCW wants to connect to the internet everytime I start up MP?
Should I allow it access into the trusted zone of ZA?
 

Flash

Portal Member
March 25, 2006
9
0
*bump*

I'm pretty curious about this too, anyone care to show some light?
 

mPod

Portal Pro
January 26, 2005
2,084
3
Berlin
Home Country
Germany Germany
It does not connect to the internet, it connects to 127.0.0.1, which is your local computer. It's using UDP traffic to communicate with MP.

So allow it to connect to 127.0.0.1 / UDP and all is ok. No security problem.
 

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