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Hey guys, small problem yet rather annoying.

My HTPC isn't very powerful, and relies on the my graphics card's video decoder.

Basically, if I turn on the computer.. and try to play an m2ts file (or any other file that would require hardware acceleration for smooth playback) hardware acceleration is disabled.. even If i stop the file try to check the box, as soon as the file starts playing it unchecks..

I popped in a blu-ray disc and realized hardware acceleration was enabled, so I tried to launch the m2ts file again, and it played with hardware acceleration.

So I have to run a blu-ray disc to enable hardware acceleration, before I can play any of my backed up HD content.

Anyone found a fix for this? The version of powerDVD I have is 7.3. Is there anything I can do to make it always enabled? Somewhat annoying... Thanks.
    
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Well, you can always use MPC Homecinema for m2ts files. It supports DXVA. You should really use PowerDVD only for Blu-rays, since there are better alternatives for other types of media.
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MPC + klite or CCCcodec pack = victory.
    
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I tried out mpc-hc and it wasn't playing the files so well.. I appreciate the help though.
    
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Originally Posted by GSingh View Post
MPC + klite or CCCcodec pack = victory.
K-Lite is bloated, redundant, and generally useless.

CCCP is a far, far better alternative.
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