By having the tuner do the encoding, there’s very, very little CPU load on the system. It’s not necessarily that DScaler is “superior”, it’s that it doesn’t have as stringent requirements that MC has. A lot of us are content to sacrifice some performance if it means that older hardware can be kept until it dies or becomes obsolete. You say you want to use your older hardware until it dies or becomes obsolete.. How can a free program working in windows 7 be superior to a dedicated, integrated, core program like Windows Media Centre? Sign in to vote.

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You say you want to use your older hardware until it dies or becomes obsolete. The specific hardware manufacturer writes the drivers, MS just usually, but not always redistributes them.

AM-Conexant 878 TV Tuner card with FM

Login to post Please use English characters only. Maybe it can still be done before the full release.

Maybe it will run in 32 bit but not in 64 bit. Its left to the enduser to throw out the old hardware which works perfectly, or chase up programs that run it, all over the web. Monday, June 28, 6: Saturday, February 14, 7: I can tell you from experience, if you want a good media center experience, get some hardware that is MEANT to run on it, and in the longrun, you’ll be way happier. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.


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TV card works with XP but not win7

So the answer to this problem and maybe many other problemns with hardware compatibility was simply to include a module with less stringent requirements. The USB streaming feature is not supported with the Windows 7 operating system. This website is not affiliated with Microsoft Corporation,nor claim any such implied or direct carrd. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.

I need a driver for v-stream 878 tv cart for windows 7

They’ve existed for several years now Changed type Mark L. By default all settings stay at 0 and i can’t change it Click “Add” to insert your video. Cindy 878t Level 3 Expert Answers.

Not an IT pro? Windows 7 IT Pro. More Print this page Share this page. Sometimes this means hardware upgrades, sometimes software, often times both.

Also, the driver requirements are a little different. A little Googling shows that the card was most likely made by Brookstone, and has a Philips chipset.


Win 7 doesnt seem to like the bt chipsets. The email address entered is already associated to an account. Ferguson Moderator Monday, February 23, There don’t seem to be any Vista-certified drivers for that card again, there don’t seem to be any drivers written for it since Saturday, February 14, 8: Next, Easy Driver Pro searches a database of over 11 million drivers and matches missing, corrupt, or obsolete Drivers to the latest, most compatible drivers for your operating system.

I have to take issue, though, with your statement about it being “a Media Center problem. Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility. Posted by ktomazos on Apr 08, It works partially with DScaler, but not at all with the win7 player.