EPG download problems: Known working ZIP codes

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Re: EPG download problems: Known working ZIP codes

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Post by Jimmersd » Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:40 pm

I have one PC working with 32789 and the other rejects because of too many failures. I don't get it.

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Post by Crash2009 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:10 am

Jimmersd wrote:I have one PC working with 32789 and the other rejects because of too many failures. I don't get it.
edit the hosts file, run ipconfig /dnsflush, then tv setup.

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Post by GrandmaJo » Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:52 pm

UPDATE! I reprogrammed my TV signal, as I saw in this forum that would be necessary. After reprograming I was able to get all channel programing info for the Chicago area ...ZIP 60070

Earlier I had reported same problem as many have had of guide saying it was complete and then having no data.

Thank you for those who gave helpful info.

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Post by Lug77 » Sat Aug 08, 2015 2:37 am

For Northwest Arkansas I was able to get ZIP 72719 to work.

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Post by Jimmersd » Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:28 pm

Crash2009 wrote:
Jimmersd wrote:I have one PC working with 32789 and the other rejects because of too many failures. I don't get it.
edit the hosts file, run ipconfig /dnsflush, then tv setup.
Yep. There were several posts that insisted that DNS wasn't the issue. As it turns out it was. In the end I recovered WMC flushed the DNS and changed the HOST file. Waste of time if you ask me. :)

32765 and 32789 both work.

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Post by someperson » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:03 am

77001 Houston, TX

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Post by BattleToast » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:08 pm

For the Dallas Fort Worth area in TX I tried many ZIP codes and failed many times. Then I used the Zip for the airport (75261) and it worked. I would suggest to anyone having an issue try there local airport ZIP code.

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Post by grandpooba » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:03 pm

Regarding OTA data for Milwaukee and / or Madison, WI........
Originally ran MC set-up using 53039 (which used to give Madison and Milwaukee data with Zap2it) and now only gives all Milwaukee channels plus some Chicago channels and one Madison channel 3.1 & 3.2.
Then re-ran set-up using 53925 which gives all Madison channels plus almost all Milwaukee channels...... so close and yet so far. The odd thing is 4.1, 12.1, 24.1 and 52.1 are all listed on the Madison OTA EPG but missing are channels 4.2 WTMJ, 4.3 Cozi TV, 12.2 Movies, 24.2 Country TV, 24.3 Grit TV, 52.2 WWRS2, 52.3 WWRS3, 52.4 WWRS4 and 52.5 WWRS5.......... so close.
Also 41WMLW is listed but is actually 49.1WMLW (RF#48) including 49.2 Bounce, 49.3 ThisTV & 49.4 TeleWI (which are not listed).
Milwaukee channels 6.1, 6.2, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 18.1, 18.2, 30.1, 36.1, 36.2, 36.3, 36.4, 36.5, 36.6, 55.1, 55.2, 55.3, 55.4, 55.5, 55.6, 58.1, 58.2, 58.3 and 58.4 are all there listed on the Madison OTA EPG...........odd.
I have noted this on the Microsoft site 1145 website and also on the MSN TV listing website.
I have noticed some progress but it looks like they have a ways to go yet.

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Post by klouseau » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:57 pm

14206 working in Buffalo New York and Niagara Falls (I am located in St. Catharines, Ontario Canada) for over the air. Hauppage TV tuner card and HDTV antenna. THANK GOD! Cord Cutter for over 6 years and have saved $7200 in cable charges in those 6 years ($100 per month).

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Post by chipper » Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:00 am

Northern Utah, 84333 working for Salt Lake City only, channels it get from Pocatello have wrong data

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Post by mech259 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:13 pm

Are all the zip codes that are working for OTA television? What about Time Warner in Beaumont, Texas area 77707?

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Post by Anthonx » Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:09 pm

Joystick123 wrote:Denver CO had success with zip 80205 Was looking for OTA only.

But before that my media center was in sad shape. Caused by many unsuccessful attempts at repair and reloads.

This sites instructions fixed me right up.

http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfulle ... 20th-2015/
No luck with Denver zip codes 80205, 80206, 80228 after resetting WMC several times (disabling it, deleting all of the eHome folder and reenabling it. The EPG download failed on an old HP computer on which it had previously been working (all Windows updates downloaded), and also on a computer with a "clean" Windows 7 Pro install with all updates downloaded. Still hoping/waiting for a fix.

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Post by wacool4 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:41 pm

I was able to get Bloomington Illinois zip code 61704 to work last night and download the guide. I did not do any of the computer configuration changes to get the zip code to work. I have just been patient trying different zip codes until finally my zip code worked. Woo Hoo!

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Post by SofaKingSlow » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:31 pm

41001
41005
41006
41007
41011
41014
41015
41016
41017
41018
41030
41033
41035
41040
41042
41048
41071
41072
41073
41075
41076

Essentially the Northern Ky portion of Greater Cincinnati; the old Insight subscriber base.

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Post by Anthonx » Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:02 pm

Anthonx wrote:
Joystick123 wrote:Denver CO had success with zip 80205 Was looking for OTA only.

But before that my media center was in sad shape. Caused by many unsuccessful attempts at repair and reloads.

This sites instructions fixed me right up.

http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfulle ... 20th-2015/
No luck with Denver zip codes 80205, 80206, 80228 after resetting WMC several times (disabling it, deleting all of the eHome folder and reenabling it. The EPG download failed on an old HP computer on which it had previously been working (all Windows updates downloaded), and also on a computer with a "clean" Windows 7 Pro install with all updates downloaded. Still hoping/waiting for a fix.
Okay, here is the latest. I was able to set up for OTA with zip code 80206 on the HP Win 7x86 Home Premium. This system has been using WMC EPG for a number of years and appears to have switched to Rovi okay. I am guessing that previous failure was because of temporary outage of Rovi.

However on Lenovo clean install of Win7x64 Professional says "Unable to Load Setup Data." I cannot check that EPG is set up to Rovi because there are no menus to check it after this failure. Does the ability to work with Rovi come with a Windows update to WMC? How do you set up WMC to use Rovi if it is a fresh Windows install with updates?

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Post by Anthonx » Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:04 pm

Crash2009 wrote:
Jimmersd wrote:I have one PC working with 32789 and the other rejects because of too many failures. I don't get it.
edit the hosts file, run ipconfig /dnsflush, then tv setup.
What is the "hosts" file?

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Post by OTA_alltheway » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:29 pm

Confirming that 32803 in Central Florida (orlando) works for MCE OTA guide. The guide contents in terms of the station name is much more detailed with the Rovi service.

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Post by RonsGreenButton » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:54 pm

All, 37035 stopped working some time today, 8/14/15. I'm on Charter Spectrum and Charter says that they do not host the channel guides for WMC. I have a Ceton InfiniTV5 PCIe and a Ceton InfiniTV6 ETH and both have the same problem. Does anyone know where these guides are supposed to come from so we know who to contact about this ? :x :evil: :?
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Post by RonsGreenButton » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:58 pm

OOPS ! Wrong post topic. Sorry, Guys ! :( I'll read closer next time.

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Post by Crash2009 » Sun Aug 16, 2015 12:04 pm

Anthonx wrote:
Crash2009 wrote:
Jimmersd wrote:I have one PC working with 32789 and the other rejects because of too many failures. I don't get it.
edit the hosts file, run ipconfig /dnsflush, then tv setup.
What is the "hosts" file?
http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/vie ... f=6#p93012

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