Fixing Weak TV Signal message even though the signal is not weak in Windows 8 Media Center

The TV tuner is unable to receive the signal for the channel you have selected. Adjustment to the signal may be necessary to receive this channel reliably. Please try to select this channel again. If the problem persists, contact your TV service provider.

This message is displayed even though the signal is not weak and there does not appear to be any noticeable dropped frames or loss in video quality.

Resolution:-

Press Win +X to launch menu in windows 8.

winx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to Run and type in regedit.

Locate and then select the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectShow\Debug

From the Registry Editor menu, click on Edit->New->Key. Change the name of the new key to BDA.

Click on the newly created BDA key. From the Registry Editor menu, click on Edit->New->Key. Change the name of the new key to MSNP.

Click on the newly created MSNP key. From the Registry Editor menu, click on Edit->New->DWORD (32-bit) Value. Change the name of the new value to WeakSignalDroppedThreshold.

Right-click on WeakSignalDroppedThreshold and then click Modify. In the Value data box, type 32 and click on OK. (Leave the “Base” setting at the default, Hexadecimal.)

On the Registry Editor menu, click on File and then Exit to exit Registry Editor.

Shut down Windows and restart your PC.

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