Support: WinTV v8 TV watching application

WinTV v8.5 Application for Windows

Installation notes:

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

If you do not have an activation code, but you have a WinTV v7 CD, you can install the WinTV v8 application

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

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

WinTV v8.5 application and TV tuner driver download package

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

File name: wintv85setup_35290.exe | File size: 112 MB | Date: Oct. 18, 2017
Release notes

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

WinTV v8
To install the WinTV v8.5 software
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To install the WinTV v8.5 application

  • Download the WinTV v8.5 installer. After downloading this file, it's normally saved in the Download directory on your PC
  • Have available your WinTV Activation Code
  • Run wintv85setup from the Download directory on your PC
  • At Activation required, click Enter Serial Number and then enter your WinTV v8 Activation Code including dashes and dots

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

WinTV v8 Download

Installation notes:

A valid WinTV v7 application CD-ROM will be needed to install this version of WinTV v8.

If you have a WinTV v8 Activation Code, you can install WinTV v8.5.

If you do not have your original WinTV CD-ROM but would like to update to WinTV v8, you can purchase a new WinTV v8 CD on the Hauppauge webstore for 12.95 euros. This can then be used to activate WinTV v8.5.

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

WinTV v8 application and TV tuner driver download package

WinTV v8 installer
For Windows 10, 8, and 7

File name: wintv8setup_35159.exe | File size: 108 MB | Date: June 10, 2017
Includes IR update for the WinTV-quadHD boards
Release notes

Backup download site

This download is a complete installation package, including drivers for supported WinTV products plus the WinTV v8 application and utilities.

WinTV v8
To install the WinTV v8 software
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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 v8 or WinTV v7 CD in your CD-ROM drive or have available your WinTV serial key
  • Run wintv8setup from the Download directory on your PC
  • At Activation required, click Check WinTV v7 CD if you have a WinTV v8 or v7 CD or clickEnter Serial Number if you have a WinTV serial key

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

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

  • Minimum window size is now smaller.
  • ATSC recordings in North America now show Now/Next program information.
  • Now showing the recording details and allowing editing of start/finish time, when scheduling from the TV Guide.
  • Added a text search field on the Favorites screen.
  • Now works with the PCTV 292e for DVB-T2/T/C television
  • Now for the WinTV-dualHD and WinTV-soloHD
  • Fixed bug with "open scheduler only" window not scheduling correctly.

Beta Version

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