TV tuner card causes PC to hang


Nov 19, 2001
I've got a Pinnacle TV tuner card that I use for video capture and as a digital video recorder. It works well as a TV tuner, but when I try to record video for anything more than a few minutes, my computer hangs when I try to stop recording and the only way to get out of it is to shut off the power to the computer.

The computer is a Gateway 3.06 ghz, with an ATI Radeon 9700 Pro video card with 128 meg of memory. The computer has 512 meg of RDRAM. It's got 2, 200 gigabyte hard disks.

I first tried a Haupage TV tuner card but had nothing but trouble trying to get it to work, so I took it back and bought the Pinnacle card.

Any ideas on what I might do to solve the problem?



Former Staff
Try a different slot? It could be a heat or power issue as well.

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