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WinTV v8.5 Application for Windows

WinTV v8.5 application and TV tuner driver download package

WinTV v8.5 is the latest version of the WinTV v8 application for Windows. This download is a complete WinTV v8.5 installation package, including drivers for supported WinTV products plus utilities.

Installation notes for WinTV v8.5:

A WinTV v8.5 Activation Code will be needed to install this WinTV v8.5 version.

If you have a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-900, Colossus (not Colossus 2) or HD PVR model 1212, you MUST use WinTV v8. WinTV v8.5 does not support these products.

If you do not have an WinTV Activation Code, but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application.

If you do not have an WinTV Activation Code or your original WinTV v7 CD-ROM, you can purchase a new WinTV v8 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore for 12.95 euros. This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.5.

WinTV v8.5 installer
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

File name: wintv85setup_36190.exe | File size: 112 MB | Date: July 10, 2018
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To install the WinTV v8.5 application

Note: You will need to have your WinTV v8.5 Activation Code to complete this installation.

  • Download the WinTV v8.5 installer. After downloading this file, it's normally saved in the Download directory on your PC
  • Run wintv85setup from the Download directory on your PC
  • At Activation required, Enter the Activation Code which was emailed to you, or is printed on the WinTV v8 activation card or is printed on the WinTV v8 CD

Note: If you have a WinTV v8 Activation Code for Extend, the latest version of WinTV v8.5 with Extend will also be installed.

WinTV v8 Download

WinTV v8 application and TV tuner driver download package

This is WinTV v8, which can be used if you have a WinTV v7 CD-ROM. If you have a WinTV v8 Activation Code, you can upgrade to WinTV v8.5 at no cost.

Installation notes for WinTV v8:

Activation for this version of WinTV v8 is done with the WinTV v8.5 Activation code or your WinTV v7 CD-ROM.

If you have a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-900, Colossus (not Colossus 2) or HD PVR model 1212, you MUST use WinTV v8. WinTV v8.5 does not support these products.

If you are a current WinTV v7 user who does not have your original WinTV v7 CD-ROM but would like to update to WinTV v8, you can purchase a new WinTV v8.5 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore for 12.95 euros. This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.

WinTV v8.5 installer
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

File name: wintv85setup_35163.exe | File size: 108 MB | Date: June 22, 2017
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This download is a complete installation package, including drivers for supported WinTV products plus the WinTV v8 application and utilities.

To install the WinTV v8 application

  • Download the WinTV v8 installer to your PC. After downloading this file, it's normally saved in the Download directory on your PC
  • Insert your original valid WinTV v7 CD
  • Run wintv8setup from the Download directory on your PC
  • At Activation required, click Check WinTV CD if you have a WinTV v7 CD

This will complete the driver and application installation for your WinTV.

To install WinTV v8 on a PC or laptop without a CD-ROM drive

If your PC or laptop does not have a CD-ROM drive, do the following:

  • At the conclusion of the installation a dialog box will pop up saying "Activation required"
  • Click Enter Product Code
  • You will find the Product code on your WinTV v7 Installation CD
  • Enter the Product code including dashes and dots

To find your Product Code

Look at the following guide for finding your product code

If you have a WinTV v7.2 CD-ROM with Extend, the latest version of WinTV v8 with Extend will also be installed.

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