accessing cable TV

I have an old Toshiba laptop (M105-S3084) that came with XP Media
Center 2002 - but have never bothered with the Media Center part. At home I 
also have Cox cable TV, both standard and HD.

What additional hardware or connections would I need to add to receive SD
cable TV on my laptop? If a USB tuner is needed which one is recommended? 
Anything else?

Thank you.

Jeff


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Go through the following URL:-

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-media-center/learn-more/record-tv/articles/broadcast-tv-overview.aspx

 AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826  a good one.

regards,

S.Sengupta[MS-MVP]


<Jeff@couldbeinvalid.com> wrote in message 
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> I have an old Toshiba laptop (M105-S3084) that came with XP Media
> Center 2002 - but have never bothered with the Media Center part. At home 
> I also have Cox cable TV, both standard and HD.
>
> What additional hardware or connections would I need to add to receive SD
> cable TV on my laptop? If a USB tuner is needed which one is recommended? 
> Anything else?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Jeff
>
>
>
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>
> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>
> http://www.eset.com
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The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.

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S
12/4/2009 12:54:39 AM
Thank you.  Will do.

Jeff

S.Sengupta wrote:
> Go through the following URL:-
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-media-center/learn-more/record-tv/articles/broadcast-tv-overview.aspx
>
> AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826  a good one.
>
> regards,
>
> S.Sengupta[MS-MVP]
>
>
> <Jeff@couldbeinvalid.com> wrote in message
> news:OgvpktGdKHA.4708@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> I have an old Toshiba laptop (M105-S3084) that came with XP Media
>> Center 2002 - but have never bothered with the Media Center part. At
>> home I also have Cox cable TV, both standard and HD.
>>
>> What additional hardware or connections would I need to add to
>> receive SD cable TV on my laptop? If a USB tuner is needed which one
>> is recommended? Anything else?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>>
>> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
>> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
>>
>> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>>
>> http://www.eset.com
>>
>>
>>
>
> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>
> http://www.eset.com 


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Jeff
12/4/2009 11:11:22 AM
Because this is a notebook, I assume I need one of the USB versions of 
AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826.  They seem to have 3 groups under USB: Analog, 
Hybrid and ATSC.

Which would be appropriate for the US?

Jeff

S.Sengupta wrote:
> Go through the following URL:-
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-media-center/learn-more/record-tv/articles/broadcast-tv-overview.aspx
>
> AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826  a good one.
>
> regards,
>
> S.Sengupta[MS-MVP]
>
>
> <Jeff@couldbeinvalid.com> wrote in message
> news:OgvpktGdKHA.4708@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> I have an old Toshiba laptop (M105-S3084) that came with XP Media
>> Center 2002 - but have never bothered with the Media Center part. At
>> home I also have Cox cable TV, both standard and HD.
>>
>> What additional hardware or connections would I need to add to
>> receive SD cable TV on my laptop? If a USB tuner is needed which one
>> is recommended? Anything else?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>>
>> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
>> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
>>
>> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>>
>> http://www.eset.com
>>
>>
>>
>
> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>
> http://www.eset.com 


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Jeff
12/4/2009 12:04:51 PM
Hybrid/ATSC .

regards,
S.Sengupta[MS-MVP]




<Jeff@couldbeinvalid.com> wrote in message 
news:eWvuDoNdKHA.1156@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> Because this is a notebook, I assume I need one of the USB versions of 
> AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826.  They seem to have 3 groups under USB: 
> Analog, Hybrid and ATSC.
>
> Which would be appropriate for the US?
>
> Jeff
>
> S.Sengupta wrote:
>> Go through the following URL:-
>>
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-media-center/learn-more/record-tv/articles/broadcast-tv-overview.aspx
>>
>> AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX H826  a good one.
>>
>> regards,
>>
>> S.Sengupta[MS-MVP]
>>
>>
>> <Jeff@couldbeinvalid.com> wrote in message
>> news:OgvpktGdKHA.4708@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>> I have an old Toshiba laptop (M105-S3084) that came with XP Media
>>> Center 2002 - but have never bothered with the Media Center part. At
>>> home I also have Cox cable TV, both standard and HD.
>>>
>>> What additional hardware or connections would I need to add to
>>> receive SD cable TV on my laptop? If a USB tuner is needed which one
>>> is recommended? Anything else?
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Jeff
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
>>> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
>>>
>>> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>>>
>>> http://www.eset.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus
>> signature database 4656 (20091202) __________
>> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>>
>> http://www.eset.com
>
>
>
> __________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus 
> signature database 4660 (20091204) __________
>
> The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
>
> http://www.eset.com
>
>
> 

__________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus signature database 4660 (20091204) __________

The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.

http://www.eset.com



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S
12/4/2009 2:01:00 PM
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