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Nov102008

DirecTV HD tuner debut with Windows 7?

DirecTV “announced” its plans to support Media Center at CES in January 2006. It was pure vaporware. And DirecTV never announced the HDPC-20. The result would be the ability, in theory, to capture all of DirecTV’s satellite programming, including HD, and then view and manage it with the Media Center interface. A third party leaked scans of a product brochure, and some folks on the Fiji beta got paperwork that mentioned that name.

In January 2008, a product brochure appeared, and some people got invitations to test the new HDPC-20, and now in the pre-beta build 6801 of Windows 7 distributed at PDC a “signed driver for this device” is found.

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