Re: PVR 150 not detected by Media Center
I found the problem!!! Something either you or another responder said made
me think about checking the error logs. I noticed an error starting one of
the services that might have to do with discovering plugnplay adapters was
not starting. I then checked all my services and found several pertaining to
Media Center were disabled, including the TV service and the SSDP Discovery
Service mentioned earlier. I enabled both of them and voila! The tv tuner
was discovered! I don't know how or when those became disabled, but in case
someone else is having this problem, I wanted to let them know this could be
> Have you tried going to device manager, uninstalling the tuner, shutting
> down, removing the card, rebooting, shutting down again and putting the
> tuner card back in and booting normally?
> "Jo" <Jo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Thanks for the reply. I have tried MANY times using the hswclear and then
> > reinstalling the tuner. I also tried the 3.4b drivers and software.
> > Nothing
> > works! The tuner will install in a new Vista install. I guess I just
> > have
> > to start over! I was hoping someone had found a conflict or registry
> > entry
> > that might fix this.
> > "Cal Bear '66" wrote:
> >> I would try once more to DELETE (using the hswclear.exe application) and
> >> reinstalling the Hauppauge drivers and software.
> >> Try these (3.4b) from the UK site (works great in the US):
> >> http://www.hauppauge.co.uk/pages/sup...w_xpvista.html
> >> Be sure for follow the well written and illustrated instructions EXACTLY.
> >> --
> >> I Bleed Blue and Gold
> >> GO BEARS!
> >> "Jo" <Jo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news7B65FD4-0356-4215-91D0-59566DDAD97E@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have a difficult problem. I just installed a PVR 150 tv tuner from
> >> > Hauppauge that is compatible with Vista and Media Center, but my media
> >> > center
> >> > is not detecting it for some reason. Keeps saying "no tv tuner
> >> > installed".
> >> > It IS installed and working (with the WinTV app) and has the latest
> >> > drivers.
> >> > I also installed a new Vista os on an extra partition I had just to
> >> > test the
> >> > tuner and on that new Vista install, it works correctly and is
> >> > recognized by
> >> > Media Center, so I know it is not the tuner. However, I do not relish
> >> > reinstalling my main os and having to reinstall all my apps. Could
> >> > anyone
> >> > give me any help in discovering what the problem might be? Thanks!!!
> >> > (I
> >> > have emailed Hauppauge, but so far have no response.)