How can I get a USB TV tuner to work with Windows Media Center?

Cameron October 3, 2010
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I can’t get a USB TV tuner to work on my laptop with a splitter before my set top box. I have tried to make it work and it cannot get anything more than what the channel TV is on. I am trying to see the functionality of Windows Media Center to record shows. I am using Windows 7 64-bit.

  1. Tina
    November 22, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Cameron,

    were you ever able to get your TV tuner to work with the Windows Media Center? What did the trick? Please let us know!

  2. Anonymous
    October 3, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Hi
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Demo-Setting-up-a-TV-tuner-and-DVR-with-Windows-Media-Center

    first instal the driver then

    Using Windows Media Center
    To set up Windows Media Center, follow the steps below.
    1.Click Start , enter Windows Media in the search field, and select Windows Media Center when it becomes available in the search list.
    1.Select Tasks , Settings , General , and then run the setup program.
    1.Follow the on-screen instructions.

    Also you have to be sure that your firewal permit the tuner, also be sure that the tuner support windows 7 and your laptop