Friday, January 23, 2009

ATSC vs Windows 7 Media Center/TV Pack for Windows Vista walkthrough

As a useful followup on my previous blog post, ATSC in Canada for Windows 7 Media Center and WMC TV Pack, where former Media Center MVP Peter Near details getting ATSC reception to work in Windows 7 Media Center and the TV Pack for Windows Vista, Peter has just posted a complete walkthrough of how to get ATSC reception working in Canada on Windows 7 Media Center and/or TV Pack for Windows Vista (note, this only works with the HDHomerun ATSC product by SiliconDust, and not other ATSC tuners).

Check it out here:

For those of you still looking for instructions on ATSC in Canada with Windows Vista, here is the link to Peter's older (but still useful) tutorial:

Thanks for the awesome post, Pete.


Anonymous said...

One thing to clarify on this new hack - it only works with the HDHomeRun tuner. Peter's old hack was generic and would work with any ATSC tuner - this involves tricking MC to thinking that it is tuning QAM channels when it is tuning in ATSC channels.

Jason said...

Hi Wayner

Thanks for pointing that out. I will edit the blog posting accordingly.

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