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post #6 of (permalink) Old 2008-12-24, 03:38 PM
EmmEff
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
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I can't argue with the comments the others have left... if you want idiot proof, go with a set-top box. If you want the ultimate in flexibility and expandability with the added cost of potential PC problems, then the PC-based PVR is the way to go.

Personally, I am running a MythTV box (Linux-based) which is even more finicky than Windows-based solutions but now that it's up and running, it's relatively hands-off. The learning curve is relatively steep to get to this point though.
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