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Microsoft Windows Media Center, digital media and more...

February, 2005

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    Installing applications on Media Center

    In response to an emailed question from Mike Kaltschnee about how to install applications on Media Center I thought I'd provide my thoughts on the subject. First, do you really need to install something? Let's tackle what do if you just want to create...
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    MSN Remote Record

    MSN Remote Record is live and out of beta. In simplest terms it's a way of browsing the same TV guide as your Media Center PC uses and then remotely instructing your Media Center PC to record something. Pretty clever stuff. There's a small download for...
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    What's in a name?

    Quite a lot it seems. I own a few domain names. Most I've had for several years and they've always been with the same registrar. Three of them need to be renewed in a few days time and I thought I'd shop around for a better deal on renewing the registration...
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    OT: Photo from this weekend

    I won't make a habit of this, but I wanted to share a picture I took this weekend at the Pike Place Market in Seattle. I love how it's come out. Here's the techincal details: Canon 10D with a Canon 17-40mm L lens. Settings were ISO 400, lens was...
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    Emailing me with tech support requests

    I get a lot of emails asking for help with people's Media Center and I can't answer them all. Feel free to email me with things you'd like me to write about, but please understand I can't answer all the emails or provide tech support for you. If you have...
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    Update for Media Center Extender for Xbox now available

    There's an update for MCX for Xbox available on Xbox Live now that will allow you to play back CGMS-A content (HBO etc...). You should get prompted about the update next time you log into Live. If you don't have Xbox Live you can request the update here...
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    Intel Barebones Media Center PC

    This is pretty cool if you're looking to build your own Media Center PC. Intel have started producing barebones systems in a case that wouldn't look out of place with other A/V equipment. All you need to add is a CPU (an Intel P4 of course), hard drive...
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