Support: WinTV v10 TV application

WinTV v10 Application Download

New feature: record to network drive (NAS drive). The latest version of WinTV v10 will automatically move your recordings to a network drive after the recordings are complete, freeing up space

Installation notes for WinTV v10:

If you do not have a WinTV v10 Activation Code, you can purchase a new WinTV v10 Activation Code on the Hauppauge webstore.

If you have purchased an Activation Code for WinTV v10 with Extend from the Hauppauge Webstore, the latest version of WinTV v10 with Extend will be installed.

Installation on multiple computers: the WinTV application can be installed on as many PCs as needed as long as you use the same Hauppauge device. We link the serial number of your TV tuner (sometimes it's the MAC address) with the Activation code. So as long as you use the same Hauppauge device, you can install on more than one computer.

WinTV v10

This download is a complete WinTV v10 application, including Windows drivers for supported WinTV products plus utilities.

WinTV v10 installer
For Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7
Version: 42031 | File size: 165 MB | Date: Feb. 1, 2024
Release notes | Backup download site | Previous version 41041

WinTV v10 installation instructions

The WinTV v10 will install Windows drivers before installing the WinTV v10 application.

  • Step 1: Download the WinTV v10 installer by clicking the download button above. The WinTV v10 installer is normally saved in the Download folder on your PC
  • Step 2: Run wintv10setup from the Download folder on your PC. If you see the message "Windows Protected Your PC, Windows Smartscreen prevented an unrecognized app ...", click 'More info' and 'Run anyway'. Windows Smartscreen is a new 'feature' in Windows 10 to prevent new updates from being installed automatically.
  • Step 3: Halfway through the installation, a message will pop up asking for you to enter the Activation Code.
  • Step 4: At the Activation required screen, click on Enter Activation code and enter the activation code which was emailed to you or is printed on the WinTV v10 activation card. You do not need to enter the dashes, and you can use upper or lower case characters.
  • Step 5: When the installation is complete, you will find the WinTV icon on your Windows desktop. Double click on this icon and the WinTV application will run. On the first run of WinTV, it will automatically go through the TV source selection and will scan for channels.

WinTV v10 Compatibility

WinTV-HVR hybrid analog/digital TV series

WinTV-HVR-955Q, Xbox One TV tuner, WinTV-HVR-950Q, WinTV-HVR-950, WinTV-HVR-850

WinTV-HVR-935C, WinTV-HVR-930, WinTV-HVR-930C, WinTV-HVR-935HD

WinTV-HVR-2255, WinTV-HVR-2250, WinTV-HVR-2200, WinTV-HVR-2205

WinTV-HVR-1200, WinTV-HVR-1265, WinTV-HVR-1260, WinTV-HVR-1250, WinTV-HVR-1280

WinTV-HVR-5525, WinTV-HVR-4000, WinTV-HVR-3000

WinTV-HVR-1600, WinTV-HVR-1700, WinTV-HVR-1800

WinTV-HVR-1150, WinTV-HVR-1100

WinTV digital TV receivers

WinTV-dualHD, WinTV-quadHD, WinTV-soloHD

Starburst 2, Starburst


WinTV-Aero (DVB-T)

WinTV-NOVA-T stick (DVB-T)

WinTV-MiniStick (DVB-T)

HD PVR series of high definition video recorders

HD PVR 2 (all models), Colossus 2, HD PVR Rocket, HD PVR Pro 60, HD PVR 60, HD PVR model 1212, Colossus

Analog video products



Digital cable receivers

WinTV-DCR-2650, WinTV-DCR-3250

Satellite TV receivers


TV tuners with limited support

WinTV PVR-250: up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-350: up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-USB2 (29xxx model): up to Windows 7, 32-bit only

WinTV PVR-150: up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

WinTV PVR-500: up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

WinTV PVR-PVR-USB2 (24xxx model): up to Windows 7, 32/64-bit, less than 4GB RAM

PCTV Products

  • PCTV 340e/801e
  • PCTV 73e
  • PCTV HD TV Tuner Card (800i)
  • PCTV 290e
  • PCTV 77e
  • PCTV 79e
  • PCTV 78e
  • PCTV 291e
  • PCTV 292e
  • PCTV 461e
  • PCTV Pico Stick 74e


If you do not see your Hauppauge product listed, please email us at: and we will check compatibility.

WinTV v10 Manuals

WinTV v10 Frequently Asked Questions

How do I rescan channels?

Click on the setting button (Gear) in the lower left of the WinTV v10 application. Then click on the Devices tab and highlight your WinTV device and click Tuner Setup (see the first picture below).

In the Device Setup Wizard, you will see a list of TV formats which your Hauppauge TV tuner can support. Depending upon which Hauppauge tuner you have, you will have a choice of analog, digital or external inputs (see the second picture below). You can also select all formats and let the WinTV application show you what it finds in each format (if anything).

Click Next and Next and let WinTV scan for channels. The results should look like picture 3 below.

Four tuner picture-in-picture Settings -> Devices -> Tuner Setup
Four tuner picture-in-picture Scan Complete

My PC is not waking up for recordings. How can I fix this?

Windows 10 Wake settings

If recordings aren't happening at all, you need to make sure Wake Timers are enabled (see screenshot). You can find this setting in Power and sleep settings:
Power Options -> Change Advanced Power Settings -> Sleep -> Allow wake timers:
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings
On my PC it was set to "Important Wake Timers only" and the PC wouldn't wake up for recordings.

Can I get 5.1 channel audio with WinTV v10?

Yes. When receiving digital TV with a surround sound (5.1) audio track, WinTV v10 sends the digital audio track to your PC's sound card for decoding and to drive your speakers.

But your PCs sound card needs to be able to handle the 5.1 channel audio. If your sound card does not have 5.1 channel audio capability, then the sound card will down mix the 5.1 audio into 2 channels.

I have a WinTV-HVR which has analog capability. How can I manually add channel 3 so I can get video from my cable box?

Here's how to manually add channel 3:

  • click the 'gear' icon on the lower left of WinTV v10
  • go to the 'Devices' tab
  • select your device (example:WinTV-HVR-955Q)
  • click 'Tuner setup'
  • select 'Analog TV (cable/antenna)'
  • under 'Channels' use the pull down menu and select 'Manual Entry'. Then click 'Next'
  • in 'Number', type 3
  • in 'Name' type 3 (or maybe something like 'Cable box'
  • click 'Add'
  • click 'Next' and 'Next'

Now you will have added analog channel 3 to your channel list. You can find the channel list by RIGHT clicking your mouse over the WinTV window and selecting 'Find channel'. You should see channel 3 listed.

Four tuner picture-in-picture Four tuner picture-in-picture
WinTV v10 Now/Next WinTV v10 Now/Next
WinTV v10 main menu (context menu) WinTV v10 main menu (context menu)
WinTV v10 Electronic Program Guide (EPG) WinTV v10 Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Full Size Remote Control Full Size Remote Control

WinTV v10 Videos

The Hauppauge YouTube channel

WinTV v10 Installation
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WinTV v10 Introduction
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Scheduled recording with the built-in EPG
in WinTV v10
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Four tuner Picture-in-Picture
with the WinTV-quadHD
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Scheduled Recordings with a Single Tuner
in WinTV v10
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WinTV v10 scheduling recordings with TitanTV
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How to setup an analog video source
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How to setup an analog video source (channel 3)
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How to setup the HD PVR 2 in the WinTV app
Click to play video
Wipe out your channel database and
rescan for channels
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Set up the WinTV-DCR-2650 CableCARD Receiver
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How to adjust the WinTV audio volume
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How to scan for FM radio stations in WinTV
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Having a problem with Windows Defender
Anti-virus when installing? Here's how to
temporarily turn off Defender
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IR Blaster setup video for WinTV v10
Click to play video
How to change the battery in a
Hauppauge -005 remote control
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WinTV Extend streaming live TV to VLC
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WinTV v10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Control in WinTV

  • Next Channel: Plus (+)
  • Previous Channel: Minus (-)
  • Last channel (the channel you were tuned to previously): Alt P
  • Increase Audio Volume: 'Page Up'
  • Decrease Audio Volume: 'Page Down'
  • Mute: 'Ctrl + M'
  • Enter Preset Number: '0 - 9'
  • Show Channel List: 'Ctrl + L'
  • Make Snapshot: 'Space Bar'
  • Show Now/Next: 'Ctrl + O'
  • Display Stream Details: 'Ctrl + D'
  • Subtitles on / off: 'Ctrl + S'
  • Change Aspect Ratio: 'Ctrl + A'
  • Pause Live TV: 'Ctrl + Q'
  • Continue Live TV: 'Ctrl + P'
  • Record: 'Alt + R'
  • Stop recording: 'Alt + S'
  • Skip Ahead: 'Ctrl + F'
  • Skip Back: 'Ctrl + R'
  • Catch up to live TV: 'Ctrl + C'
  • Full Screen / TV-in-a-window: 'Ctrl + W'
  • Exit Full Screen: 'Esc'
  • Start TV: 'Alt + T'
  • Start Recording: 'Alt + R'
  • Stop Recording / Playback: 'Alt + S'
  • Open File menu for playback: 'Alt + F'
  • Open the Task Menu: 'Alt M'
  • Open WinTV Settings Dialog: 'Ctrl + I'
  • Exit Application: 'Alt + F4'