How to Download and Install Pci-tv-capture-card-lw-pcitv-fm-drivers for Windows
If you have a Lightwave PCI TV capture card with model number LW-PCITV-FM, you might need to download and install the drivers for it to work properly on your Windows PC. Drivers are software programs that allow your hardware devices to communicate with your operating system and other software applications. Without the right drivers, your PCI TV capture card might not function correctly or at all.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install Pci-tv-capture-card-lw-pcitv-fm-drivers for Windows using two methods: from the official website of Lightwave or from a third-party source. We will also provide some tips on how to troubleshoot common problems that might occur during or after the installation process.
Method 1: Download and Install Pci-tv-capture-card-lw-pcitv-fm-drivers from Lightwave Website
The first and recommended method to get the drivers for your PCI TV capture card is to visit the official website of Lightwave, the manufacturer of the device. Here are the steps to follow:
Open your web browser and go to http://www.lightwave.com.tw/, the homepage of Lightwave.
Click on the \"Support\" tab at the top menu bar and select \"Download Drivers\" from the drop-down list.
On the next page, scroll down and find the category \"PCI TV Capture Card\". Click on it to expand the list of available drivers.
Look for the driver that matches your device model number (LW-PCITV-FM) and your Windows operating system version (XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10). Click on the \"Download\" button next to it.
Save the driver file to a convenient location on your computer. It should be a ZIP file with a name like \"LW-PCITV.rar\".
Extract the ZIP file using a program like WinRAR or 7-Zip. You should see a folder with several files inside.
Open the folder and double-click on the file named \"Setup.exe\". This will launch the driver installation wizard.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. You might need to restart your computer after the installation is finished.
Once your computer is rebooted, plug in your PCI TV capture card to an available PCI slot on your motherboard. Connect your TV antenna or cable to the card's input port. You should be able to use your PCI TV capture card with any compatible software application.
Method 2: Download and Install Pci-tv-capture-card-lw-pcitv-fm-drivers from a Third-Party Source
If you cannot find the drivers for your PCI TV capture card on the Lightwave website, or if you encounter any problems with downloading or installing them, you can try to get them from a third-party source. However, this method is not recommended as it might expose your computer to malware or viruses. You should only use this method as a last resort and at your own risk. Here are the steps to follow:
Open your web browser and go to https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/lightwave-tv-card-software-download.994042/, a forum thread where users have shared links to download Pci-tv-capture-card-lw-pcitv-fm-drivers.
Scroll down and find a post by a user named \"ibrahim52\" who has provided a link to download a RAR file containing the drivers. The link is http://www.tlmtechno.com/drivers/LW-PCITV.rar. Click on it to download the file.