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OK - I am going to be getting my Ceton quad tuner's CableCard installed soon (damned Comcast won't let me self install... mad.gif )

But I have already been using my HTPC with 4 ATI 650 TV tuners... how do I go about clearing out all the channel information and resetting Windows Media Center so that when the Cable Card is installed it doesn't have all this extra muck in there? (As I plan to remove the ATI tuners and I know the CableCard will likely have a much different numbering system.)
    
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i wouldnt worry about it, the new tuner forces a re-scan, so it will overwrite itself
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Originally Posted by dealio;13103498 
i wouldnt worry about it, the new tuner forces a re-scan, so it will overwrite itself

Really? I am just worried about crappy channels that I had added still being on the list since I manually added alot of different HD channels (thanks to them being on different QAM rates and all). Well if this is the case then maybe this won't be so bad. I am more concerned with getting a dud service guy showing up me thinks! Trying to make my life as simple as possible beforehand lol
    
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im 99% sure that when you "Set Up TV Signal" (in tasks/settings/tv/tv signal) it starts from scratch...
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In Media Center, go to Tasks > Settings > General > Windows Media Center Setup > Run Setup Again. That worked when I switched from a NTSC to ATSC/QAM tuner.
    
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Awesome! Just needed the confirmation from others. Thanks all - hopefully all goes well and if not I'll be right back here if Google can't answer it tongue.gif

Thanks!

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Yup, when you re-scan, all the old settings are overwritten.

I find it odd they won't let you install it.

I would just put it in your system and install it. When they show up, all they have to do is install the card into the tuner and run the setup.
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Originally Posted by blupupher;13108531 
Yup, when you re-scan, all the old settings are overwritten.

I find it odd they won't let you install it.

I would just put it in your system and install it. When they show up, all they have to do is install the card into the tuner and run the setup.

That is what I plan on doing, just the csep on the phone sounded a bit uppity.
    
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