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RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 7:05 am
by scarrabri
Hi i have downloaded RASPBMC twice on different sd cards and installed them both ,but i have had the very same problem on both installations where it wont fetch any add on,s down /music/video / nothing in yet it is on line and the clock holds the correct time ,have i done some thing wrong ?Brian. :)

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 7:37 am
by GTR2Fan
Where did you download RaspBMC from? If you've not tried it already, try the official download from the RaspBMC site. It's never failed me yet...

http://www.raspbmc.com/download/

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 7:42 am
by redhawk
You can also install Raspbmc via NOOBS.

Richard S.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 7:50 am
by scarrabri
redhawk wrote:You can also install Raspbmc via NOOBS.

Richard S.
Hi thanks for your reply but I have downloaded it twice from Raspbmc via NOOBS. and it failed both times ,again no add on,s,Brian

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 8:05 am
by scarrabri
redhawk wrote:You can also install Raspbmc via NOOBS.

Richard S.
Hi thanks for your reply ,but being a complete newbie can I just ask how to install the download file in to the raspberry pi lol sorry to ask but I used the noobs link last time which was easy and straight forward but does not work right,Brian.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 8:53 am
by topguy
Can you be *very* specific about which file(s) you are talking about. Provide a link.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 8:58 am
by scarrabri
topguy wrote:Can you be *very* specific about which file(s) you are talking about. Provide a link.
Hi i am trying to install this http://www.raspbmc.com/download/ in to my raspberry pi ,Brian.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 9:32 am
by DougieLawson

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 9:50 am
by GTR2Fan
scarrabri wrote:Hi i am trying to install this http://www.raspbmc.com/download/ in to my raspberry pi ,Brian.
The instructions are on the official RaspBMC website. Assuming you have a Windows PC...

http://www.raspbmc.com/wiki/user/windows-installation/

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 1:59 pm
by scarrabri
Well lol I have loaded every thing I can for this program and all I can think is when it said add programs ,it doesn't begin to try so maybe I am supposed to look for them ,it then said get more ,I think its time to give up on this until I lean a little more which is a shame because it looks really good but a little beyond me ,but thanks very much for all the help ,Brian :) :)

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 3:14 pm
by DougieLawson
Go with NOOBS/RaspBMC it's two clicks of the mouse to get that running.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 3:28 pm
by GTR2Fan
I've had the same trouble as Brian more than once installing RaspBMC via NOOBS, but I've no idea why. That's why I suggested using the genuine RaspBMC live installer as recommended by the author. I've never had a problem with it.

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 6:24 pm
by scarrabri
GTR2Fan wrote:I've had the same trouble as Brian more than once installing RaspBMC via NOOBS, but I've no idea why. That's why I suggested using the genuine RaspBMC live installer as recommended by the author. I've never had a problem with it.
Unbelievable to say the least ,I have to say I am truly grateful to you my friend ,I left this to last because of how difficult it may have been and how stupid I can some times be ,and it worked a treat and boy am I pleased as it went straight in ,I have just got go back and add a few things now which is always the best part ,again truly grateful my friend best wishes Brian ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 6:36 pm
by scarrabri
DougieLawson wrote:Go with NOOBS/RaspBMC it's two clicks of the mouse to get that running.



Hey Dougie I always grateful to you my friend always quick to help out and I am always very grateful ,but I lost count of times I tried the easy noobs way but it totally failed every single time and I still don't know why lol but once GTR2Fan said he had the same problem a few times and ended up in a mess like myself but sorted it by using the
RaspBMC live installer and it worked ,I just knew I had to have a try and it did indeed work so all's well that ends well ,keep the good work up my friend you and GTR2Fan will have your work out with folk like me lol take care Brian :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

Re: RASPBMC

Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 7:09 pm
by GTR2Fan
scarrabri wrote:Unbelievable to say the least ,I have to say I am truly grateful to you my friend ,I left this to last because of how difficult it may have been and how stupid I can some times be ,and it worked a treat and boy am I pleased as it went straight in ,I have just got go back and add a few things now which is always the best part ,again truly grateful my friend best wishes Brian ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)
You're most welcome, Brian. I have no idea why this problem occurs for some people (myself included), but I'm very glad the official installer got you there. Enjoy! :)