Having problems with your Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB 160GB XP Media Center ?

I have a Dell Dimension 8400 P4 3.2G w/XP Media Center V2002. Just replace the HD due to a crash of orig HD. Cannot get the TV to work. Get the following error msg - Decoder Error - The video decoder has either malfunctioned or is not installed. Please restart Media Center and/or the computer. Any ideas for correction?


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Sounds like the driver for the TV Tuner is not installed, or the video and audio drivers may not be installed properly.\015\012
\015\012Mine was always a bit wonky in XP, works like a charm in Vista or Windows 7 though
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