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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-08-2015, 09:47
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By BrianWescombe
Update: The video files were recorded from a PC...

Update: The video files were recorded from a PC satellite tuner from BBC HD channels. When I ran them through VideoRedo Quick stream fix, they played fine on Win 10 VM, even the 10GB one! I'm now...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-08-2015, 08:11
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By BrianWescombe
I used the Intel RST drivers for my motherboard,...

I used the Intel RST drivers for my motherboard, but although they've been updated for Win 10, the newer ones don't support my 2-year old board (this could explain the slow drive access). On the VM...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-08-2015, 05:34
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By BrianWescombe
Massive Windows 10 problems

I upgraded from Win 7 to Win 10 (64-bit, running on 16GB of RAM, Intel i7 CPU). At first it seemed reasonably ok, I noticed that the boot time was slightly longer and disk access was a bit slower...
Forum: Sky 05-08-2015, 08:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By BrianWescombe
Even films from 50-60 years ago were shot on 35mm...

Even films from 50-60 years ago were shot on 35mm film stock, which has a higher resolution that HD, it shouldn't matter how old the films are. The channel is clearly trying to do things on the cheap!
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-07-2015, 13:31
Replies: 2,034
Views: 101,430
Posted By BrianWescombe
My Nova-S2 works on Windows 10 with the standard...

My Nova-S2 works on Windows 10 with the standard Hauppauge drivers, has done since the first insider build was released. I use DVB Viewer and the standard Hauppauge WinTV software with no problems.
Forum: Sky 12-07-2015, 09:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By BrianWescombe
I tried using IE11 for Sky Go, which strangely...

I tried using IE11 for Sky Go, which strangely crashed when I did. So to use Sky Go I had to install Firefox, Chrome is my default browser.
Forum: Sky 17-06-2015, 09:16
Replies: 147
Views: 13,597
Posted By BrianWescombe
It has to be by definition - there is not enough...

It has to be by definition - there is not enough resolution in SD to do 'side-by-side' 3D images
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 17-06-2015, 09:14
Replies: 1,814
Views: 185,040
Posted By BrianWescombe
I thought HUMANS was brilliant, an engrossing...

I thought HUMANS was brilliant, an engrossing sci-fi story but rooted in the reality of a typical British family (ie not a complete fantasy setting). Some interesting questions raised about life and...
Forum: Sky 28-05-2015, 10:09
Replies: 37
Views: 5,543
Posted By BrianWescombe
Do tell which HD channels are available for free...

Do tell which HD channels are available for free that Sky charge for
Forum: Broadcasting 20-05-2015, 14:36
Replies: 98
Views: 6,076
Posted By BrianWescombe
Taking it off the air would be a massive...

Taking it off the air would be a massive improvement
Forum: Sky 13-05-2015, 08:24
Replies: 81
Views: 12,363
Posted By BrianWescombe
Sleepy Hollow has recorded for me every week

Sleepy Hollow has recorded for me every week
Forum: Broadcasting 07-05-2015, 08:42
Replies: 58
Views: 5,103
Posted By BrianWescombe
Actually couldn't care less, if ITV went off the...

Actually couldn't care less, if ITV went off the air permanently I wouldn't even notice
Forum: Broadcasting 09-04-2015, 10:23
Replies: 532
Views: 70,045
Posted By BrianWescombe
Am I the only one who thinks there are too many...

Am I the only one who thinks there are too many channels and not enough content these days? Not counting specialist channels (sport, movies)
Forum: Broadcasting 09-04-2015, 10:20
Replies: 532
Views: 70,045
Posted By BrianWescombe
Rated 15 on DVD, therefore these will be cut to...

Rated 15 on DVD, therefore these will be cut to shreds and pointless. Why show these programmes at 9 in the morning?
Forum: Mobile Phones 22-03-2015, 11:14
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By BrianWescombe
Galaxy S6 64GB availability

I was keen to pre-order the 64GB non-Edge Galaxy S6 the other day, only to discover that yet again, the only model available in the UK is the lowest memory option (32GB). Yet go to the German or...
Forum: Sky 05-03-2015, 09:54
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By BrianWescombe
It worked before the previous update (06 or...

It worked before the previous update (06 or whatever it was). I have a fully working, tested internet connection (same one I've always used), I can send pictures to my TV from my phone, operate the...
Forum: Sky 04-03-2015, 17:58
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By BrianWescombe
Still can't use On Demand with this update, tried...

Still can't use On Demand with this update, tried everything.
Forum: Mobile Phones 04-03-2015, 09:46
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By BrianWescombe
32GB Galaxy S5 availability?

After seeing the new S6 doesn't have an SD card slot (which I need), I want to get an S5 off contract, which are now relatively cheap.

Does anyone in the UK sell the 32GB model? They seem very hard...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 19-02-2015, 05:23
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By BrianWescombe
I care, that's why I asked the question

I care, that's why I asked the question
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 18-02-2015, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By BrianWescombe
A question about 'Arrow' on Sky 1

Curious question. I've always watched the 8pm screenings of 'Arrow' on Sky 1 since it started a few years back. I noticed that some episodes have a BBFC '15' rating, which can't be shown at 8pm...
Forum: Movies 17-02-2015, 15:06
Replies: 161
Views: 13,728
Posted By BrianWescombe
Currently number 1 in the UK, beating the rest of...

Currently number 1 in the UK, beating the rest of the top 10 COMBINED. I wouldn't say flop, but as with the UK music industry, selling loads doesn't imply that the product being sold is actually any...
Forum: Sky 28-01-2015, 16:47
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By BrianWescombe
Same problem here, On Demand hasn't worked for...

Same problem here, On Demand hasn't worked for months. It was working before the last software update. Virgin Broadband router (wired connection).
Forum: Sky 28-01-2015, 16:46
Replies: 23
Views: 3,609
Posted By BrianWescombe
By cancelling the DD, the original poster is...

By cancelling the DD, the original poster is actually in breach of the contract himself
Forum: Sky 26-01-2015, 05:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By BrianWescombe
Mine is not working at all though, despite me...

Mine is not working at all though, despite me trying everything, my On Demand connection always shows FAIL
Forum: Sky 25-01-2015, 09:04
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By BrianWescombe
Yep, tried that too, doesn't work

Yep, tried that too, doesn't work
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