Tv Wonder™ Ve

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by killerk, Apr 3, 2003.

  1. killerk

    killerk Guest

    I am looking for WORKING drivers for this tv tuner card. I was able to find some gross drivers that cause a very staticy display on the monitor.

    The fix from the ati website was, somthign along the lines of:

    You must change the change the refresh rate, everytime you open the program and the picture goes normal. It is not refreshing it to a specific value, it's just that refreshing it causes the video to be clear.

    ATI explains this behavior is by design and there will be no updated drivers for it.

    <lame customer rant that no one wants to hear>
    LOL - are they seriouS???

    This is retarded, ATI should support their TV cards with XP, especially since there are not very many that are just "TV Tunder cards"

    </lame customer rant that no one wants to hear>
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    perhaps if you explained the problem along with system specs... we might be able to help you better?

    :)
     
  3. killerk

    killerk Guest

    name of thread : TV wonder VE
    name of Forum : Drivers
    OS: XP (xp-erience, ntfs.org)

    I thought it was pretty self explanitory, anyway. It doesn't really matter because if the ATI website doesnt' have the drivers, then there is not really anywhere else they would be.

    I thought that maybe someone might have a suggestion for me, or have had the same card and maybe had a work around for me to try.

    I did not request a comment. Especially one that did not have a question in it, and thus was not called for.

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  4. killerk

    killerk Guest

    For anyone else who was having this issue, I just downloaded the beta of the "Multimedia Center 7.6 (beta)" and it appears to be working fine. I have not yet restarted which is where some of the issues occur.

    Download

    The only issue appears to be with the sound when changing channels, a loud thud which may damage the speakers. Although this is to be expected as most people with this card have these sorts of issues if they have a sound blaster live! card.

    zing.
     
  5. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    killerk: I thought Sazar's question was completely called for. Ok, so you have a tuner card... Yeah, but what else? What is your other hardware? This IS important. Besides, "a 6 year old could figure out..." from reading ATI's website (and I quote from something you posted "It doesn't really matter because if the ATI website doesnt' have the drivers, then there is not really anywhere else they would be.") that there is no work around. Have some common sense and lose the attitude.
     
  6. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    you have listed a product... you have not listed any specific driver... nor have you listed any system specifications...

    it may not seem important to you but it does make a difference...

    I have a tv tuner as well... not a VE but they operate on somewhat the same principal.. I also had issues with the card and the reasoning behind my asking for more information was to see if there was anything similar in MY problems and the ones that you were exhibiting...

    I also had a popping noise when I changed channels.. and found a work around from using the audio settings within the application itself... play around with your audio settings via preferences (thats what its called on my hauppage tv tuner) and the 'click' on channel change may be eliminated...

    there are going to be issues with some of the pci's cards you have... perhaps... and also it is highly possible there is no workaround...

    if you ever get into hardware troubleshooting you will realise that information about the setup of the system DOES help...

    let me post section of our forum guidelines which can be found @ this URL... http://www.ntfs.org/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=111065#post111065

    please stay within guidelines... we are volunteering our time to try and assist you... we are not getting paid for this 'service'... all we are really asking for is more info to help YOU... it doesn't serve us any purpose to actually go looking around the internet for drivers/links to help you..

    back to your problem...

    creative products are known to create some issues in conjunction with other hardware.. either through their hardwre or software... I had to move my sound card to another pci slot to avoid the IRQ errors being generated by the use of the card...
     
  7. killerk

    killerk Guest

    I appreciate the effort here guys, but it just took me installing the beta media center to resolve my issues,

    I did take your advice on moving the PCI card to a diff slot already (this was the second thing I did) But, I thank you for that suggestion.

    Thank you for bringing my attention to the Forum Guidelines. Now I know that I am not supposed to call you retarded. :rolleyes: