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(2012-09-13 10:08)smuller Wrote:  
(2012-09-10 01:19)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-09 21:43)smuller Wrote:  We are trying to hide the desktop part and perhaps even if possible the tmt screen so it will go directly to the movie.

Cheers, Steve
The only way to hide the desktop is by using this "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" code, set Windows taskbar to auto hide and set TMT5 to launch in fullscreen. I don't think there is a way to hide TMT5 screen completely. It is how TMT5 launch the movie......

If you don't want to see Windows 7 completely, you have to do this- Customizing Windows for XBMC.....

Hi bluray, I changed the code to <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> but it still shows up ;( Any other suggestions and are you also using Windows 7 64-bit?

[Image: cmd.jpg]
Yes, I am using W7 64-bit....

Hmmmm....I thought that you set taskbar to "Auto-hide". Why did the taskbar still exposed on the bottom of the page? Is DTS-HD your desktop background?

With <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>, you should never see the desktop. It should jump from XBMC UI directly to TMT5 screen. I don't see my desktop with this code....

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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(2012-09-13 00:21)bluray Wrote:  @jimboy-

Download the files below and save all three files in "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata" folder......launch XBMC and insert your favorite blu-ray disc, and then click "Play Disc" option withink XBMC UI to start the movie....

-playercorefactory.xml
-playdisc.bat
-playbdmv.bat


Thank you so much!...what a headache that was!!...works pretty well so far - I still get the annoying Windows-window/toolbar at the bottom when it goes to TMT5...but disappears after I click play on the film/bluray menu to start the actual movie. So thanks!! And it doesn't revery back to XBMC when I click stop...but I can control that with my iPhone/ipad - so not too bothered.

Quick question - probe not of this post - why does XBMC sometimes duplicate the movies in the lists?...I have 3 of 1 film and a lot of duplicates...weird...still trying to get the thing to behave how I want it - and not too kid/wife friendly atm....sure that comes in time though....

Jim
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(2012-09-13 21:29)jimboynyc76 Wrote:  
(2012-09-13 00:21)bluray Wrote:  @jimboy-

Download the files below and save all three files in "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata" folder......launch XBMC and insert your favorite blu-ray disc, and then click "Play Disc" option withink XBMC UI to start the movie....

-playercorefactory.xml
-playdisc.bat
-playbdmv.bat


Thank you so much!...what a headache that was!!...works pretty well so far - I still get the annoying Windows-window/toolbar at the bottom when it goes to TMT5...but disappears after I click play on the film/bluray menu to start the actual movie. So thanks!! And it doesn't revery back to XBMC when I click stop...but I can control that with my iPhone/ipad - so not too bothered.
I'm glad that it is working now. To get back to XBMC, you need to press STOP button and then BACK button on MCE remote.....


(2012-09-13 21:29)jimboynyc76 Wrote:  Quick question - probe not of this post - why does XBMC sometimes duplicate the movies in the lists?...I have 3 of 1 film and a lot of duplicates...weird...still trying to get the thing to behave how I want it - and not too kid/wife friendly atm....sure that comes in time though....

Jim
You might want to clean your library within XBMC.....

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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(2012-09-13 16:10)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-13 10:08)smuller Wrote:  
(2012-09-10 01:19)bluray Wrote:  The only way to hide the desktop is by using this "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" code, set Windows taskbar to auto hide and set TMT5 to launch in fullscreen. I don't think there is a way to hide TMT5 screen completely. It is how TMT5 launch the movie......

If you don't want to see Windows 7 completely, you have to do this- Customizing Windows for XBMC.....

Hi bluray, I changed the code to <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> but it still shows up ;( Any other suggestions and are you also using Windows 7 64-bit?

[Image: cmd.jpg]
Yes, I am using W7 64-bit....

Hmmmm....I thought that you set taskbar to "Auto-hide". Why did the taskbar still exposed on the bottom of the page? Is DTS-HD your desktop background?

With <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>, you should never see the desktop. It should jump from XBMC UI directly to TMT5 screen. I don't see my desktop with this code....

Hi bluray, yes it is on autohide but it popped up when I made the screenshot. The DTS-HD logo is indeed my windows desktop background.

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XBMC 11 Eden
TMT 5.3 Retail version
ATI 6450 with drivers 12.8
Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise Edition
Denon 1912 Receiver
Samsung 59D8000 Plasma


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<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}" /fullscreen</args>
<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>false</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
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@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uMCEPlayer5.exe" O:
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(2012-09-14 00:06)smuller Wrote:  -------------------------------------
<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}" /fullscreen</args>
<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>false</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
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@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uMCEPlayer5.exe" O:
Hmmm, I thought that you changed "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" with "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>". Why is your playercorefactory still show "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" ? You need to change it to "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" to hide desktop.....

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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(2012-09-14 00:24)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 00:06)smuller Wrote:  -------------------------------------
<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}" /fullscreen</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>false</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
-----------------------------------------------

@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uMCEPlayer5.exe" O:
Hmmm, I thought that you changed "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" with "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>". Why is your playercorefactory still show "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" ? You need to change it to "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" to hide desktop.....

Sorry, I changed it back to <hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc> since it did not work, it is on <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> now but still with the same result.
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(2012-09-14 01:27)smuller Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 00:24)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 00:06)smuller Wrote:  -------------------------------------
<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}" /fullscreen</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>false</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
-----------------------------------------------

@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uMCEPlayer5.exe" O:
Hmmm, I thought that you changed "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" with "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>". Why is your playercorefactory still show "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" ? You need to change it to "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" to hide desktop.....

Sorry, I changed it back to <hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc> since it did not work, it is on <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> now but still with the same result.
Try the exact codes below, and set TMT5 to launch in fullscreen-

playercorefactory.xml

<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
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playiso.bat

@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uTotalMediaTheatre5.exe" O:

You shouldn't see desktop after your click ISO movie. It should jump from XBMC UI directly to TMT5, and then start playing movie using TMT5 in fullscreen........

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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(2012-09-14 03:00)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 01:27)smuller Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 00:24)bluray Wrote:  Hmmm, I thought that you changed "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" with "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>". Why is your playercorefactory still show "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>" ? You need to change it to "<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>" to hide desktop.....

Sorry, I changed it back to <hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc> since it did not work, it is on <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> now but still with the same result.
Try the exact codes below, and set TMT5 to launch in fullscreen-

playercorefactory.xml

<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
-----------------------------------------------
playiso.bat

@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uTotalMediaTheatre5.exe" O:

You shouldn't see desktop after your click ISO movie. It should jump from XBMC UI directly to TMT5, and then start playing movie using TMT5 in fullscreen........

I copy/paste it but it still goes to desktop first, everything else works fine.
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(2012-09-14 03:29)smuller Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 03:00)bluray Wrote:  
(2012-09-14 01:27)smuller Wrote:  Sorry, I changed it back to <hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc> since it did not work, it is on <hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc> now but still with the same result.
Try the exact codes below, and set TMT5 to launch in fullscreen-

playercorefactory.xml

<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\HTPC-SteveM\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filetypes="iso" filename=".*_3dbd.*" player="ISO_Player"/>
</rules>
</playercorefactory>
-----------------------------------------------
playiso.bat

@echo off
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDMount.exe" /d=0 %1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\TotalMedia Theatre 5\uTotalMediaTheatre5.exe" O:

You shouldn't see desktop after your click ISO movie. It should jump from XBMC UI directly to TMT5, and then start playing movie using TMT5 in fullscreen........

I copy/paste it but it still goes to desktop first, everything else works fine.
That is weird....I tried the same playercorefactory on three HTPC's in my house, and all three HTPC works the same way "jumping from XBMC directly to TMT5 without showing desktop"......

There must be something else causing it to show desktop....when I can think of something else, I'll let you know....

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
(This post was last modified: 2012-09-14 06:07 by bluray.)
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Thanks bluray, I think dpar on page 105 has the exact same problem. Perhaps it's also possible to start the BAT file (cmd) minimized, not sure.

Thanks for all your help
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(2012-09-14 06:18)smuller Wrote:  Thanks bluray, I think dpar on page 105 has the exact same problem. Perhaps it's also possible to start the BAT file (cmd) minimized, not sure.

Thanks for all your help
That is the thing, I and many others don't see BAT command and desktop as you and dpar......the only time I see the desktop is when I use this "<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>", and the BAT command never show up......

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>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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It's a big mystery ;-(
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Big Grin
It's work.
I was regardless!Confused

Great job! Big Grin
Thanks!
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(2012-09-14 14:37)cekkk Wrote:  Big Grin
It's work.
I was regardless!Confused

Great job! Big Grin
Thanks!
I'm glad you got it to work....enjoy it...Nod

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>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
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Can anyone help me? I'm having problems getting this to work with power dvd 12. it will open up up power dvd but it looks like the iso isn't mounting. I'm using DVDFab virtual drive. my virtual drive is "F"

Saved under:
C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata

PlayDisc.bat:
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" F:

PlayISO.bat
"C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\vdrive.exe" /d=0 %1
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" F:
"C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\vdrive.exe" /d=0 /u

PlayBDMV.bat
set pth=%1
set pth=%pth:BDMV\index.bdmv=%
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" %pth% exit

playercorefactory.xml
<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="ISO_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayISO.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>true</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
<player name="BDMV_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayBDMV.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>true</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
<player name="Disc_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PlayDisc.bat</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>true</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
<player name="Universal_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\userdata\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe</filename>
<args>"{1}"</args>
<hidexbmc>false</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>true</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>

</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">
<!-- Bluray ISO -->
<rule filenames="iso" filetypes="iso" player="ISO_Player"/>
<!-- Bluray BDMV -->
<rule filenames="bdmv" filetypes="bdmv" player="BDMV_Player"/>
<!-- Bluray M2TS -->
<rule filenames="m2ts" filetypes="m2ts" player="Universal_Player"/>
<!-- Bluray MKV -->
<rule filenames="mkv" filetypes="mkv" player="Universal_Player"/>
<!-- Bluray AVI -->
<rule filenames="avi" filetypes="avi" player="Universal_Player"/>
<!-- Bluray TS -->
<rule filenames="ts" filetypes="ts" player="Universal_Player"/>

<!-- Bluray Disc -->
<rule filenames="BD" name="F:\\.*" filetypes="bdmv" player="Disc_Player"/>

</rules>
</playercorefactory>


****UPDATE*****
I was able to get this to work using

"C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\vdrive.exe" /M:F %1

in the playiso.bat file.
(This post was last modified: 2012-12-09 08:44 by andcbii.)
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