USB High definition Digital TV Tuner -Microsoft Windows XP SP2/XPMCE/Vista but now upgraded to Windows 7

Puchased AV Labs USB high definition digital TV tuner with laptop with Microsoft Vista installed - but now it is upgraded to Windows 7 and TV tuner and PC games for Vista will not work / load

Do not want to purchase new ones - must be able to do something to fix.

Not all that computer savvy....

 

 
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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 723 Applies to:
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Hi kathleenr,     

a. What exactly happens when you try to use TV tuner or run games?
b. Which games are you trying to run?
c. Do you get any error messages?

Please answer the above questions and tell us more about your issue so that we can assist you better.

Check if your TV tuner card and games are compatible with windows 7. If they are not compatible then, you may try running them in compatibility mode.

Steps to run the Program Compatibility troubleshooter:

1. Open the Program Compatibility troubleshooter by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Under Programs, click Run programs made for previous versions of Windows.
2. Follow the instructions in the troubleshooter.
 
For more information visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Make-older-programs-run-in-this-version-of-Windows
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/Search.aspx?type=Hardware&s=avlabs%20USB%20High%20definition%20Digital%20TV%20Tuner

Regards,
Umesh P - Microsoft Support

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