For my HTPC stood at a little update. I chose the Windows operating system 7 Ultimate x86 on a new Intel 320series 2.5 Inch SSD 40 GB to lay. No sooner said than done. Was appointed in Alternate. Delivery was prompt to 2 Meet.
The OS installation went flawlessly and very quickly. Not to say clean quickly. The plate is smooth insanity. So I ask myself, "Pimp My HTPC" before!
The start of the operating system is now about to. 20 Seconds completed. Waking from sleep is but a blink of the eye. All in all a successful investment.
Now I have long written anything more about the Project HTPC. A theme is still on - BluRay. The play BluRay movies is a bit of a challenge. Why? It's simple. The Media Center from Microsoft does not support HDTV format. So I had to rely on a third-party software.
In relevant Media Center Foren will discuss this topic much. What software is the best solution? How to integrate this software in the Media Center? Can I control all the necessary functions with the remote control? These are all questions when faced with the purchase of such software. There are two software companies have accepted that this task and are considered in this regard as favorites. Once it is Cyberlink and the other producer is ArcSoft.
With Windows Media Center 7 can with the corresponding TV Card HDTV can be received and reproduced.
The TV Card is certified for the Windows Media Center and is recognized after installing the driver pack as DVBS2 tuner and set up.
Da der Windows Media Center in Windows 7 Not all video- and audio formats supported by house, , the Media Center with the free and free codec pack Shark007 be extended.
Mkv so well known and various other file formats in the Media Center to play without compromise.
After installation, the no reboot required, are the settings recommended by the manufacturer Shark007 preferable, there are thus covered all the necessary formats and settings.