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Thanks to Alt+Enter it's possible to get into the mode where at least I can see what's going on. Thanks to the social microsoft.com site for the answer (http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/mediacenter/thread/6e0f575a-4bed-4248-9cac-a6392b7b6d16) Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Related postsShould You Be Getting More From Your Managed Service Provider?September 13, 2016Size Matters – What everything was working fine, i could use media center for watching TV, recording .. No problem after that. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-center-vhs-to-dvd.html

What did help was using the manufacturers tool to completely clean out the driver software and then re-install drivers. User ProfileView All Posts by UserView Thanks Wanna join the discussion?! I managed to get the the behaviour to stop when i uninstalled shark007 codec pack (don't flame me coz i used a codec pack, i know the risks). The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

NOPR View Public Profile Find More Posts by NOPR 27 Oct 2009 #4 NOPR Windows 7 3 posts anyone else have this issue? problem remains (surprise). I have to power down the pc and reboot it. Windows 7: Windows 7 Media Center - Black screen!

Can you confirm that?EDIT: I tested it on a machine with two monitors and it seemed that the mouse is restricted to the single monitor with WMC full-screen on it, very going to leave the machine whilst it works. My System Specs OS Windows 7 NOPR View Public Profile Find More Posts by NOPR . 26 Oct 2009 #2 Zidane24 Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X no windows update drivers.

The problem still persists.I had been running Windows 7 before and it did not have any problem at all so hardware isn't an issue.Again, in Windows 8.1, any other programs, Silverlight, After it's removal event viewer had a different issue whenever it would crash SQL Server... All rights reserved. his comment is here ForumActive TopicsSearchHelpLoginRegister NotificationErrorOK ConnectWise Control Software User Forum » Default » General Information » Windows Media Center loads black screen Windows Media Center loads black screen Options Email this topicWatch this

I had turned on the hibernation option in the power options. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. i feel it's hardware and the codec pack is masking the issue. My LG HDTV takes 60p Hz.Thanks.

however it shouldn't produce this effect. My MCE would not change the channels of the set-top after upgrade, a tuner problem. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Show 5 replies 1.

Welcome Guest! http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-center-curser.html I've updated the MC and Windows Updates to everything latest. Re: Windows 8.1 Media Center Goes Blank in Full Screen (HD2000) swindoro Feb 3, 2014 9:39 AM (in response to kevin_intel) Hi Kevin_IntelThanks for the answer. rebuild the OS minus the recommended hardware driver updates and install the ati drivers without the catalyst control center.

See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ for assistance. The BIOS is also the latest one that exists from the manufacturer. I know ATI, for example, has a clean-up program to completely uninstall all it software. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-center-freezes.html Please type your message and try again.

You'll be able to hear the sounds of Media Center, but the video won't display. The only way to get out of the blank screen is to force reset the computer. Windows 7 MC requires acceleration on the GFX which the default drivers that 7 loaded for your GFX may not be providing...

Even when I am able to get the screen back on, it's gone to 1080i instead of 720p, then the interface is still 1280×720 just with black bars all around it.

You cannot reply to topics in this forum. My System Specs OS Windows 7 CPU AMD Phenom 2 X4 965 Motherboard Gigabyte 790xt-ud4p Memory 8 GB DDR3 1033 Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD4850 Monitor(s) Displays ACER P244W LCD Hard My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Homebrew OS Windows 7 CPU AMD 5200+ Motherboard Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H Memory 4Gb Graphics Card ATI HD3200 Sound Card Realtek Monitor(s) Displays Toshiba 32" PSU Antec Related Posts Entertainment 2.0 #397: Guide Data Roulette Posted on Feb 9, 2017 Entertainment 2.0 #382: Slicing Up the HPTC Posted on Sep 15, 2016 Entertainment 2.0 #381: Xbox One S

RECOMMENDED: Click here to browse anonymously, encrypt your connection & stay safe on the web Related Posts: Windows Live Essentials Offline Installers for ALL languages Links Explore Windows Live site is Other options which work, but take significantly more time, involve rebooting the computer, or putting it to sleep and waking it back up. If you insert a Gefen HDmi Detective Plus in between your Windows Media Center PC and your television the device will prevent the Black Screen of Death from ever happening. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-center-keeps-crashing.html I had been also putting up with this for a while, amazed that it actually worked.

I just did a clean install of Windows 7 64 bit and everything works great except for this media center. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware. What happens is if you stop the video that you're watching, and then turn the TV off, when you turn the TV back on you may get a black display. Also, once in a while the screen would go blank too and my LG HDTV cannot detect any input signal.

Per my original post, I have installed the latest Intel driver (152820), which is the link that you suggested. My processor is i5-2400 with HD2000 integrated graphics. That is, the small coloured button on the left hand side of the screen, to the left of the Text TV button. ati drivers are upto date, i noticed that wakemanjohn has ati hd card (intergrated) as well.

installed the upgrade, problem came back (no surprise). problem gone. ect .. Re: Windows 8.1 Media Center Goes Blank in Full Screen (HD2000) kevin_intel Feb 3, 2014 9:10 AM (in response to swindoro) Hi swindoro,I am sorry to hear you are having problems

it is 3 years old. Leave Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. From text in this tab, report here the text next to the field 'DDI Version', or: You can also review online the specifications for your video card, the card name will Not sure if the video card driver is problem or not, I would think if this were the case I could atleast open media center just not watch TV.

suggest people try and get their machine back to the OS bundled drivers. To enable all features please LoginorRegister. If you window mode WMC it will work most of the time but the lag is horrible. Eventually (sometimes up to a minute), the live tv will catch back up; but this is frustrating.

However, when I press ALT+ENTER, it goes to windowed mode, and everything works fine.