Just stumbled across this blog posting. Pretty good stuff.
Many thanks to Spockers at the Dragon Global forms for posting his ShowAnalyzer global.conf file. Commercial skipping is now much improved and no longer being confused by the odd opening scenes in Damages and Fringe. Seems the tuning effort is a continuous process and if I get anymore info, I’ll post it here.
So I finally carved some time out after the 11PM feeding to do some more Media Center upgrades. Following a tip from this 7MC config page, I installed the Adobe Flash 10.1 Beta to address a flash performance problem I was noticing. This, plus the ATI Catalyst 10.1 drivers did the trick. I now suspect… Continue reading More 7MC and Video Streaming
I’m now keeping a running page of the HTPC configuration. This is mostly for my own reference so I can remember what I’ve done and I’ll be keeping it up to date as things change.
OK, my first hiccup while installing the SSD drive was not having an extra SATA cable! Solved for $10 (probably $9 more than I needed to spend) with a quick trip to Radio Shack on my wife’s scooter. Decided to time the installation since I got to figure the SSD will make a significant difference.… Continue reading Windows 7 Installation – Part 1
So for no good reason at all, Microsoft sent me a complimentary copy of Windows Ultimate along with a box of party swag (streamers, toys, coupons, bags, etc..). I was actually going to hold off on the upgrade of my HTPC (which is pretty happily running Vista), but with Microsoft’s encouragement, I broke down and… Continue reading Windows 7 Party Pack Arrived