I might be off base, but most cable companies have gone to great lengths
to prevent you from recording video off their feed.
Saying that, I have had success with the Windows 7 Media Player
recording tv feed from an Internet streaming feed (but not from cable
I thought I read that Microsoft removed the video recording from a video
stream in Windows 8 and above.
I also tried several of the OpenSource packages on Linux, complete with
hardware, and had no luck. After a few hundred hours I figured I had
already spent more than a years rental of a DVR from my cable company
Ken Kixmoeller (ProFox) wrote:
Hey - --
Because of my famous dog (https://www.instagram.com/caninehappyhour/), I
need to be able to:
-- record live (cable) TV, and
-- gain access to the files in order to edit them.
We aren't big TV folks, and we have never had a DVR. I'd be willing to buy
an inexpensive one, but shopping and Googling confuses the heck out of me.
For example i see these:
I see I have to add my own USB hard disk (which I have). Would that do it?
Would that do it?
PVR? Personal Video Recorder?
Comcast is our provider. Is there a way to do this without additional
I need to record stuff Thursday & Friday.
Anybody willing to give me a kick me in the right direction?
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