TV stopped working (black screen or colored pixels) (1 Viewer)

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2012-09-22 00.04.06.jpg After working fine for a few weeks MP is suddenly not able anymore to play TV. Even the timeshift files show the mentioned error when played with VLC. Any other files (except .ts) are working. When I first discovered the issue I did a system restore an it worked again for about 15 minutes then the picture got scrambled again while watching (or didn't show at all on all tv channels). In addition MP takes about 1 minute to respond to ir commands when tv is "trying to run". I know that my small Athlon x4 is unable to run the MP ui fluidly but 1 minute is way to long. DVB viewer still runs fine on the same card and codecs. The configuration of MP was not changed no new driver have been installed lately.

I just noticed that there's a blank Active movie window still open when MP is exited/minimized.

More problems: when trying to watch online videos MP crashes after a few seconds of playback

Specs:
Athlon 2 x4
HD 7750
4GB RAM
Pinnacle hybrid stick (503e)
MP 1.2.3.0
Latest graphics driver installed
 
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Holzi

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    I just noticed that there's a blank Active movie window still open when MP is exited/minimized.

    Are you using any post processor (e.g. ffdshow) for TV by any chance?
    Any heat problems?
     
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    I don't have any post processors activated although I've been playing around with the ATI one some time ago. Didn't cause issues but it's deactivated anyway. There are no heat problems except when playing The Old Republic ;) temperatures are at the upper limits. But everything runs very stable. I've been able to get online videos playing again by reactivating HW acceleration in the PowerDVD codec settings. (disabled to see if tv is working again but no luck)
     

    Holzi

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    Could you post logs please?
    Thanks!
    Another thing you can try is to change codecs.
     

    foboy

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    None of the codecs seems to work anymore in MP but very well in DVBviewer. Here are my logfiles:

    BTW thank you for looking into it!
     

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    I see a lot of continuity errors. Your signal quality is good?
    Have you disabled the analog tuner?
     

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    Analog, DVB-T and DVB-S are deactivated. Signal seems to be ok. DVBviewer is running HD right now with no issues.
     

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