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DesktopWeb FormText   DirectShow and MCESun, 12 Mar 2006 18:02:55 GMT # 

got a little further with a stand-alone app for mucking with the TV tuner. but i also backtracked and started putting together some util code. using the DirectShow .NET library on SourceForge with some classes from Stephen Toub's articles, was just able to grab an MCE filter graph in the ROT and start/stop it from a separate application. too early to tell ... but this might make me dangerous :) at least it gives me alot of different things to try!