xp pro to media center????

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  1. bamcclure

    bamcclure New Member

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    I am currently running Windows XP Pro, but want to run the media center application. I heard that there is a way to add the media center to XP Pro.

    Anyone know how I can do this?
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    Somewhere someone made an app that would add the MCE function to XP. I'll see if I can find it.
     
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    just my two-cents

    media center sucks!

    had a real hard time getting it to recognize most of my media.
     
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    bamcclure New Member

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    I really just want the application...
    I just bought a WinTV PVR 150 tv tuner card. I basically got it to watch and record tv on my computer.

    I will most likely be using iTunes for my music still.
    And if movies give me a pain in the butt, I can use windows media player.
     
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    If your main goal is to watch and record TV, BeyondTV from SnapStream is a much better PVR than MCE for doing it. The downsides are A) it's not free and B) all it does is TV, no DVD playback.

    You may also want to look at Media Portal. It's an open source MCE "clone". Not a polished as MCE or BeyondTV, but the price is right ($0.00!)
     

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