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Windows 7: MCE Is Lost

05 Nov 2010   #1
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 
MCE Is Lost

I don't use it very much, so it has been quite some time since I looked for it, but now I can't find it in the Start Menu. I would like to create a shortcut to put there, but I'm not finding the program by searching...where is it?


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05 Nov 2010   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Look in C:\ehome\ehshell.exe

A Guy

P.S. Type Windows Media Center in start menu, you can then pin the entry in start menu after it opens.
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05 Nov 2010   #3
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Hmm, something is awry, because there is no ehome folder or eshell.exe and I have tried searching for Windows Media Center, Media Center and MCE with the Start Menu's search, without finding anything. I have no idea of how, but it appears that it has disappeared. I just used the Windows utility to turn features on and off, and it shows Media Center enabled, so how do I get it back?
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05 Nov 2010   #4
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I found the exe in Windows\Ehome, instead of C:\Ehome, but when I clicked on it, it popped the attached error...what does that mean?


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05 Nov 2010   #5
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I'm so sorry, was walking and chewing gum at same time when typed path. Yes, windows\ehome...

For the error, have a look here , see if it doesn't help. I have home, so no group policy:

windows media center error windows cannot open this program because it has been prevented by a software restriction policy for more information contact your system administrator.

A Guy
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06 Nov 2010   #6
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Thanks, reselecting it in default programs has fixed the problem.
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06 Nov 2010   #7
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Great, glad you figured it out

A Guy
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