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Connecting the Digital Media Extender to a Television

This article will show you on how to connect your Digital Media Extender to a TV.  To do this:

Connecting the Digital Media Extender to a TV
Corrupt DVR-MS Files Using DMA2200

NOTE:  Make sure that your Digital Media Extender and TV are powered OFF before connecting the devices.

Connecting the Digital Media Extender to a TV

To connect the Digital Media Extender to a TV, follow the instructions below:

Step 1:
Connect the RCA video jack to the video ports of the Digital Media Extender.  Use the colors of the ports as basis in connecting the RCA video jack.

NOTE:  The jack may differ depending on the type of connection the TV uses (S-video, composite, component or HDMI).

Figure 1: Back Panel of Linksys DMA2100.

Figure 2: Back Panel of Linksys DMA2200.

Step 2:
Connect the RCA video jack to the TV.  For instructions, contact the manufacturer.

Corrupt DVR-MS Files Using DMA2200

Below are the steps for troubleshooting if your DMA2200 gets an error message and won’t play your videos that are stored inside your network storage or NAS Server on the same network:     

Step 1:
On the Media Center computer, click Start and then type “cmd” in the Start Search.

Step 2:
In the Programs list, right-click cmd, and then click Run as administrator.

Step 3:
At the command prompt, type “cd %windir%\system32”, and then press ENTER.

Step 4:
Type “Lodctr /R”, and then press ENTER.

Step 5:
Wait until you receive the following message, and then enter exit:.

NOTE:  Successfully rebuilt performance counter setting from system backup store

Step 6:
Restart your computer, and then reconnect the Extender.

The problem may be caused by the network performance counter working improperly.  Ensure that the firmware of your DMA2200 is updated.

Sometimes, the error occurs when the firmware is corrupted and this problem will be solved after updating your device’s firmware.  For instructions on how to update your DMA2200 firmware, click here.

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