XPS420 CableCard Restricted Content RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I am trying to setup a Dell XPS 420 with two ATI Digital Cable Tuners.

    I have have everthing setup and on every channel I get this message:

    Restricted Content
    Restrictions set by the broadcaster or originator of the content prohibit
    playback of the program on this computer.

    I have had Cox cable re-pair the cards at least 5 times.  Without the
    cablecards in, I can get basic stations (1-99).  With Cox we tried
    multistream and singlestream cards (like 8 of them).  Cox also sent like
    three different types of hits to the box (an initalize, a hit, and a

    I have run the Cyberlink advisor and everything is kosher with HDCP.  I also
    tried an VGA connection as opposed to the DVI connection to my monitor and
    no luck.
    I have also tried taking a cablecard tuner/cablecard from my brothers working HP setup and got the same Restricted Content message.  I dont think the issue is the tuners or the cards, I think its something on the PC.

    What else can I try?

    Please help.

    Thanks,  John Chapman
    Monday, December 31, 2007 4:13 PM