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Windows 7: Media Center Went Away

16 Jan 2012   #1
BostonDriver

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Media Center Went Away

I can't find a way to start Media Center (Win7 64Bit SP1). Just this a.m. it was updating listings. I did just install (5) windows updates.

It's no longer listed via Start / All Programs, searching doesn't find it either.

I don't see anything with the name "Media Center" listed under C:\Program Files either.

Is there a place to look for the executable, I'll try to start it that way.

Thanks


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16 Jan 2012   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

look for it in ,c: /windows/ehome , then create a shortcut from the wmc logo file named eshell
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16 Jan 2012   #3
BostonDriver

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I was able to start media center using this command via cmd prompt.

Code:
C:\Windows\ehome\ehshell.exe
I pinned to start and task bar. Don't know why "search" etc. didn't find it earlier.
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16 Jan 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

jolly good !
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