How can I clear up whatever problem with windows 7 permissions is plaguing my new HTPC? [more inside]
How can I easily and reliably play Blu-Ray discs now and in the future? I have a HTPC, but the software bundled with the blu-ray drive is old, and a new version is around the sales price ofr a decent-looking stand-alone blu-ray player. [more inside]
I use Windows 7 Media Center to timeshift basketball games and it works fine, except that after a commercial break where there is a bright white commercial, the brightness is shifted down, and the subsequent footage is too dark. This happens at record time but I'm not sure exactly what is causing it or how to disable. My capture card is an ati tv wonder 600 pci.
My home-made HTPC running Windows 7 shuts down without warning, first after prolonged use playing HD (720) videos with VLC. Then it stopped twenty minutes into an episode, and switching to Media Player Classic seemed to be the answer. Then the computer shut down after about 20 minutes of simply being idle. And there's never a "sudden shutdown" error message when I reboot. How do I diagnose this, or what could be wrong? [more inside]
What are the best ways to watch and record live, broadcast TV in a Windows environment without using Windows Media Center? [more inside]
Something is stealing focus on my Windows 7 HTPC. How do I figure out what application it is so that I can get rid of it? [more inside]
Yet another Can you help me decide how to build my home theater question [more inside]
Should I use Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2 for my home theater pc? It will also function as a server. [more inside]