Tag Archives: x64

Fix for x64 version of MacroTube for Media Center.

Since replacing both my living room and bedroom HTPCs, I’ve barely had a chance to really enjoy them.  One Media Center plugin that I did use somewhat regularly was MacroTube.  MacroTube includes a few online channels that you can stream content from, like DailyMotion, Youtube and MSN Soapbox.  However, since replacing those HTPCs, I also more »

Monitoring DirectShow filter chains and troubleshooting codecs.

You just got your brand new Windows 7 HTPC up and running, configured the necessary shares to access all of your media, installed the codecs needed for playback and then find out that things just are not working like you expected.  For whatever reason, some other codec is being used to decode your video and/or more »

My codec guide for Windows 7 Media Center.

While not totally inclusive, I decided to document my current codec guide for playing everything I have in my media library in Windows 7 Media Center using Media Browser.  I emphasize “current” because it does change from time-to-time.  I won’t get into that, however.  There are codec “packs” out there that simplify this process for more »