Archive for the ‘Windows Media Center’ Category

Here’s how to download and install Windows Media Center on your Windows 10 PC. Full step by step instructions illustrated with screenshots are detailed in our guide below.

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The official launch of Windows 8 is here, and in order to ensure as many consumers adopt the new operating system as possible, Microsoft appears to be pulling out all of the stops. For a very limited time, those purchasing / upgrading to Windows 8 Pro can grab the Media Center Pack absolutely free, while the Pro version of Windows 8 itself can be had for just $69.99.

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If you’re one of those who just love having all their favorite video hubs under one roof, then you might want to give MacroTube a try. MacroTube for Windows 7 Media Center lets you watch YouTube videos easily from the comfort of your couch.

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Media Browser is a fantastic plug-in for Windows Media Center in Windows 7 and Vista which brings the famous Cover Flow like browsing experience from OS X Finder and iTunes right to your Media Center experience in Windows 7.

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Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Beta was released last week and it brought much needed and improved Media Center integration with Windows Home Server alongside other features which improves its experience with Windows 7. Power Pack 2 added the functionality of making it easier to access content stored on a Home Server from a Media Center PC, Power Pack 3 takes it a step further.

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I have always loved the Media Center user experience since its inception in the days when it came bundled with Windows XP Media Center Edition. Windows Media Center is really a highlight of Microsoft design.

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I came across these images of Microsoft Home, on Paul Thurrott’s Supersite for Windows. While, I’m very much fascinated by the cool gadgetry and hi-tech integration of Internet and devices in that place, what caught my eye were these images. This is an image of the Media Center Prototype, which is in working condition, as […]

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If you think that only iTunes can provide you with three-dimensional interface to visually browse through your digital movies library then you are wrong. Comes in Movie Browser that does a Cover Flow right into your Windows Media Center environment. Its an open source project and is still in its infancy stage but provides by far the most visually stunning interface for any app in Windows Media Center.

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Mike has this very useful guide on how to share Recorded TV with other Media Center based networked computers in your house. However it only applies for those computers which are running Windows Vista Ultimate which means that it does not apply to Media Centers which are recording tv shows using Windows Vista Home Premium. […]

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I finally got my Xbox 360 Universal Media Remote to work with Windows Media Center under Windows Vista Ultimate. Xbox 360 owners might already be aware of the fact that the only way to get your Xbox 360 universal media remote to work with Media Center machine is to connect your Media Center PC with […]

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