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Windows 7: Media Center Doesn't Display Recorded Programs

09 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
Media Center Doesn't Display Recorded Programs

Within the last couple days, Media Center/Recorded TV has started displaying a message "WMC could not find any shared libraries on your network or there is no content in those libraries."

The directory it uses to record is "C:\Users\Public\Recorded TV" and I can see prior recordings and new recordings in this directory. If I go into "Tasks" and select this directory as a library it shows as already selected and tells me no changes will be made to my libraries list on selecting "finish".

I can click on one of the recorded program files in file manager and it will launch WMC and play just fine - the recorded programs just don't show up in the WMC/Recorded TV where they should.

Can someone tell me how to fix this problem?


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13 Mar 2011   #2

wndows 7

I am having the same problem. I can't burn it b/c of this. I can watch the movie also.
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10 May 2011   #3

Windows Home Premium 32bit

Anybody going to answer this? I've got the same problem.

I've run sfc /scannow: no problems detected.
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10 May 2011   #4

Windows Home Premium 32bit

OK! I'm a moron. Make sure that <original air date> is selected and not <shared> after
entering Recorded TV in media center.
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28 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

You may be a moron, but so am I -- and THANKS for solving this. It's now on Google so other slow folks like us can resolve!
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