tid=193310 Windows Media Center must first be fully configured (tuners configured, EPG configured, channels setup, etc) on the PC to be used as the TV Server prior to using Server WMC.
This setup will vary slightly based on the tuner you are using.
Read about it at The Green Button» ··· 6&t=8903There are suggestions buried in that thread on how to get it to download but results are hit or miss. This worked, but put the W8.1 WMC in a pristine state - like starting all over...
I had to run "-uf -pscn 0" before it would update mine. If you're running XP or Vista, consensus is you're out of luck. I did get a W8.1 to work, but dead in the water on a W7. Method 3: Rebuild Media Center data store and check: i. In the search box type in cmd, right click on cmd and select "Run as administrator"iii.
Microsoft recently announced that after a dozen years, it would no longer include support for Windows Media Center (WMC) in the upcoming Windows 10.
WMC was novel when introduced as a special edition of Windows XP in 2002.
Open a command prompt, and run the following command:%systemroot%\ehome\-Media Center Recovery Taskiv.
Windows Media Center (WMC) is a discontinued digital video recorder and media player created by Microsoft.
The cost and simplicity of renting a plug-and-play DVR from the TV service providers outweighed the benefits of WMC, and streaming services starting around 2008 spread quickly to Blu-ray players and other devices that were easier to set up and maintain than a full fledged Windows PC in the living room.There is a generic WMC setup guide here that may be of assistance to those new to WMC: The following is setup information specific to some popular devices: Note: Though Windows Media Center must be configured, it is not necessary for WMC to be running to provide the connection to Server WMC.If you have previously disabled WMC services, please re-enable them at this time.Server WMC was developed and is maintained by krustyreturns.A fantastic guide detailing the setup of XBMC, WMC, Server WMC, and everything else you need to know from beginning to end can be found here: