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post #90 of (permalink) Old 2012-06-07, 01:08 AM
Wayne
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Sorry, I did mean 32 bit. The firewire drivers for windows were originally done by Tim M. Moore but there are some later drivers located here http://home.comcast.net/~exdeus/stbfirewire/. But it doesn't like like there are drivers for the 4642.

I don't think you will see the cable box listed without the right drivers - you will likely see unknown device. If Windows doesn't at least chime when you plug into the box then I am guessing that the firewire ports are disabled. If you really want to try this you might want to try to get an older box - ask at a Rogers store or call them.

But I wouldn't count on successfully getting video out of firewire ports as that is generally very flakey. But the channel changes works very reliably and I would recommend it.

Here is another program that works to change channels but it requires working drivers:

http://forums.sagetv.com/forums/show...ht=sagechanger
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