Media Center

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  1. danraies

    Can I move the buffer in Windows Media Center to a different location?

    I didn't know whether to post this question here or in the the Windows 7 category, so apologies if I got that wrong. I'm using Windows 7 x64 (stored on a small Crucial M4 with several other hard drives at my disposal), Windows Media Center, and a Hauppage TV tuner and everything works great so...
  2. L

    Pioneer receiver shuts off?

    my pioneer receiver powers off, coincidentaly since adding a media center to it, would that be the problem? could it be overloaded?
  3. G

    Multimedia in the Living Room: From DVD Player to Media Center

    New computer and can't find the software disc for this program. Apparently the company is out of business. Is there somewhere else I can go to download it? Will it owrk on Vista? Can I copy the program off the old computer somehow and load it on the new one?
  4. L

    62 year old need help

    Hello, I have roxio media center I open zone wave to download my family photos went to file burn production to disc keep getting a dvd builder has encountered a problem and need to close when I try to burn my family photos.
  5. D

    3·2·1® home entertainment system replacement power cord

    Hello, I need a power cord for a bose AV3-2-1 media center but I just am confused. It seems there are so many models. Can anyone help me?
  6. J

    Install toshiba media player

    the toshiba media center or player isn't on my computer, how do i get it back/
  7. R

    Convert analog signal to digital signal so my so my media center will work on my

    how do i get my windows media center tv program to work know on my laptop since the switch over from analog to digital ???
  8. B

    Establishing Media Center

    Alright so here is my breakdown, I have a 10TB windows home server, it connects to my HTPC via ethernet, I have yet to install an OS on my HTPC, I was wanting to have a program that I could customly go through and catalog all of my movies with brief descriptions, title covers etc, I dont mind...
  9. JMcEntegart

    Acer Launches Media Center System

    Acer revealed a lot of tablets today. We saw a dual-screen 14-inch laptop called the Iconia, along with a myriad of other Windows 7 and Android devices. However, along with their tablets, Acer also launched a media sharing system called Acer Launches Media Center System ...
  10. M

    Netbook as media center

    Hi, I'm looking for a new netbook that will also double as a media center. I've copied and pasted the recommended questions as suggested below: 1. What is your budget? - About £400 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? - Ideally a netbook with a full size keyboard 3...
  11. G

    Solved! Reinstallation of ACER + Media Center

    Hello, I lost everything on my Acer 5100 laptop. Someone installed Windows XP Home Edition, but I cannot access the original ACER program and, therefore, Media Center which was already on the computer when purchased. HELP!
  12. H

    HTPC Build advice

    I'm rebuilding my Media Center. Looking for advice on whether I'm buying too much or too little. My usage for this box will be strictly as a Windows Media Center with BluRay. Here's what I plan to buy: MB: MSI 785GM-E65 CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 255 Regor 3.1 ghz 65W dual core MEM: Kingston...
  13. exfileme

    All-In-One Media Center Needs Your LCD Screen

    Konig's HAV-MC100 combines an audio system and DVD player with HDMI output. All-In-One Media Center Needs Your LCD Screen : Read more
  14. L

    Setting up a Media Center

    Planning on setting up a media center PC. I want it to be able to do a few things: 1.) Work as a DVR for analog and HD Digital broadcasts 2.) Play DVDs, with the potential of playing Blu-Rays in the near future (will wait for blu-ray burner prices to go down, because i have no need for...
  15. D

    Bored. Got new Media Center "LOOK"

    Setting up my new media center. Got to get my music and game emulators going still. Comments?
  16. jgutz2006

    HTPC Applications

    Hey, i was just wondering if anyone could recommend a software title to try out for a media center computer. I currently have Vista Home Premium so i've tried media Center and i've used iMON SoundGraph because it came bundled with my Chiftec HTPC Case with VFD Screen etc. So those...
  17. S

    Windows Media Center -- Choppy 1080i Video

    Hello, I’m getting choppy 1080i video in Vista Media Center. My computer is not a dedicated HTPC per se, but I sort of use it like one. I mainly use MC to watch and record OTA HD. Here’s my setup: C2D e4400 (2.0 GHz) 2 GB RAM Vista Home Premium 32-bit GeForce 7300gt Hauppauge 1250 OTA HDTV...
  18. silversurfernhs

    HP HDX20 ATT uverse TV Vista Media Center

    I have an hdx dragon laptop and a problem... maybe you all can help. I am trying to get my dvr box to output video via coaxial cable to the back of my hdx where there is a coaxial converter connection... i tried to set this up as i did with the antenna in media center, but it said no signal...
  19. G

    Move Media to the Big Screen: D-Link MCE

    There are too many complicated ways to move your media to your TV. Our first part in an ongoing series tackles D-Link’s new Media Center Extender. Move Media to the Big Screen: D-Link MCE : Read more
  20. B

    HTPC and behavior of Windows Media Center

    It seems this section mainly concerns Home theater in general. What about a home theater PC? Maybe there should be at least a sub category for windows media center users. Yes I have an issue with Media Center. Is there somebody here knowledgeable enough to help? When I pause a show, whether...
  21. H

    Windows media center (02) Drivers/application recovery CD

    I accidentally formatted my HD and lost the recovery partition, which basically had all the drivers and applications that my pc came with. Unfortunately without those drivers I'm screwed...and to top it all off, the drivers I need aren't posted on gateway's support website >_< So does anyone...
  22. G

    HTPC software

    hi guys, i have an HTPC that i'm trying to find media center software best suited for my needs. its built around the AMD 780G chipset, 4050e athlon X2 CPU, 2gigs of DDR2 800 and a hauppauge PVR150 tuner card. i currently have Vista Home Premium installed that has the built in media center. it...
  23. U

    which one is the best ? need your advice experts?

    hi guyse, i would like to buy the best multemedia streamer. After alot of searching i found that these are the best : 1- EVA8000 link : 2-TVIX HD M-7000A link
  24. M

    Streaming video from a server to the tv

    On my home network I have a Server running Windows Server 2003. This server holds all my media including my entire dvd collection, and all my music. I would like to be able to access this media via my tv. When I say access this media, I mean from across the room with a remote and not a keyboard...
  25. A

    What cables to run 50 feet between PC and TV/receiver?

    Hi all, I am about to purchase a Dell with Vista Media Center, TV/Tuner card, and X-Fi Soundblaster card. I use my current PC with XP Media Center to regularly record TV movies and to play these movies plus pictures and music on my home entertainment center. I would like to do the same with the...
  26. B

    Windows XP Pro used for Media Center PC suggestions?

    Hello - I do not have a license for Media Center but I have built a XP pro machine for use as a media center server. I don't believe you can download the Microsoft media center application as a stand alone install so I was looking for suggestions for other programs out there that essentially do...
  27. T

    Need help with buying a Media Center

    I am currently shopping for a Media Center. But this is getting very complex... Now, if I would be ready to spend 350$ on this, it would be simple and I would buy the Eureka LX350HD N. I am looking for something in the 100-150$ price range. Now, this is where it gets complicated, here's the...
  28. V

    ?Windows Media Center and Vista?

    Anyone know what WMC and Vista are about. I'm building a PC (first one I will have built completely) and need to pick an OS. While I've heard Pro is better than Home XP, I've no real knowledge of WMC or Vista. I talked with Dell (like I'd buy one of those again) they seem to really push WMC...
  29. N

    motorola phonetools question.

    I have a Razr V3C when i first install mpt it finds the phone signal and everything then i go to the multi media center and it looses signal before i can upload anything. i ran the live update and updated now it finds the signal and stays but with less options on the right hand side a few...
  30. B

    Five 17" Media Center Notebooks Compared: Which Is Best?

    Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) is often the operating system of choice among consumers hungry for living room or family room systems that can help them organize and enjoy their music, movies, TV programs and more. We evaluate and rank five 17" MCE notebooks from Acer, Fujitsu, HP, Sony...
  31. G

    Media Center PC's

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) or Not sure if there are other products out there like this, but IT'S ABOUT...
  32. G

    DirecTV Home Media Center - When?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Any word yet on when DirecTV is going to release their HMC? Last I heard it was supposed to be mid 2005, but that's come and gone. I've been holding off getting a DVR because I've been waiting for this one to come out.... Didn't want to...
  33. J

    Zen Portable Media Center Screen Protectors

    JAVOedge is proud to announce the Creative Zen 20GB Portable Media Center JAVOScreen. Keep your Zen screen clean and scratch free. With this screen protector on you will enjoy its anti-reflective properties when you are out in the sun listening to tunes. Got dust on your screen? No problem...
  34. G

    Luggable Media Center PC and Hi-Res LCD?

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.laptops,comp.sys.misc (More info?) I want to put together a luggable Windows Media Center PC and I'm looking for a lunchbox system something like the Polywell QBox NF3B-MCE, at, and a 17-21" hi-res LCD that will fold...
  35. G

    Non HD content on HD plasma/LCD

    Archived from groups: (More info?) A lot of people have told me that regular content (out of my non HD cable box, or my non HD Windows Media Center [like a Tivo]) looks a lot worse on a HD unit. As much as I would like to take advantage of all the HD content out there, my Media...
  36. G

    DirecTV to offer Media Center

    Archived from groups: (More info?) This issue of "Television Week" magazine sez DTV will offer a "Media Center" later this year. Is that a freak chance of a name or is it going to be something based on Windows? Any ideas? Dave
  37. G

    DirecTV to offer Media Center

    Archived from groups: (More info?) This issue of "Television Week" magazine sez DTV will offer a "Media Center" later this year. Is that a freak chance of a name or is it going to be something based on Windows? Any ideas? Dave
  38. G

    Media Center PC vs ReplayTV

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've been a ReplayTV person for nearly 2 year and I love it! I claim personal responsibility for nearly a dozen people buying units. That said, I have just ordered a new HP Media Center PC. I am hoping to use it just like I use my...
  39. M

    Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004

    just read about Media Center 2004 and they said that its not compaitable with any of our pc's cause they have special mobo's or something does anyone know how we might be able to mod our $2000 plus pc's so that we can use this good sounding software here's a link to look at it...
  40. B

    An awesome media organization program

    I just wanted to post a program that I've absolutely grown to love, so I hope you all don't mind. It's called Media Center. You can look at the website for more details, but my opinions are mainly from an iPod user. I have a decent size song collection. But, they're all just...there. Other than...