How to Copy Data From Foxtel IQ to a PC Computer

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How to Copy Data From Foxtel IQ to a PC Computer
Most desktop computers are capable of using a television tuner card. (business computer desktop office image by scalesy from

Foxtel is a cable provider located in Australia. With the Foxtel iQ you can record television programming at any time and play it back when you choose. If you want to copy and record the video information from the Foxtel iQ to your PC you need to hook up the equipment directly to a TV tuner card installed on the computer. Once connected you can record the content not only onto your Foxtel iQ but on the computer's hard drive.

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Things you need

  • TV tuner card
  • Driver installation CD
  • Software installation CD
  • Coaxial cable

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  1. 1

    Connect the external TV tuner card to a USB port on your computer.

  2. 2

    Insert the driver installation CD into the computer, then follow the prompts of the installation wizard that loads onto the screen.

  3. 3

    Eject the driver installation CD, then insert the provided software installation CD. Accept the end-user agreement once it loads onto the screen, then follow the prompts to install the software.

  4. 4

    Plug the coaxial cable into the "Out" port on the Foxtel iQ, then attach the free end into the "In" port on the TV tuner.

  5. 5

    Launch the installed software, then power on the Foxtel iQ and select the recorded content currently on the device's hard drive. Select the video you want to copy to your computer and press "Play" on the Foxtel iQ's remote control. Click "Record" on the computer program and the saved television show begins to record onto your computer. Click "Stop" at any time to stop the recording process.

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