Current AIW cards work fine in MCE2005 ever since ATI upgraded their
software encoder for the tuner from MCE2004 to work in MCE 2005. You have
to install their MMI application and the ATI decoder that comes from the
same download screen. Sorry I don't have the link on the ATI website to
describe the installation steps in detail. MS of course does not approve
these drivers ince they contain a software encoder, however, they can not
prevent them from working.
Corresponding drivers for the AIW tuners for the Vista OS have not yet been
"GBK" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> no current all-in-wonder card works with Media Center.. 2005 or Vista.
> "Brian Reading" <Brian Reading@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> I'm looking to build a custom machine to work as a standalone media
>> using my television running on Windows Vista.
>> The problem is that for the life of me, I can't find a list of compatible
>> Tuners for Vista. I'd like to use Windows Media Center, but since I'm on
>> budget, I wanted to buy used. I'm thinking about buying an ATI
>> card, but can anyone tell me just how old of an All-in-Wonder card I can
>> with Windows Media Center?
>> Thanks for all your help!