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Windows 7: Where is Guide/Channel data stored?

16 Sep 2009   #1
Marrvia

Windows 7
 
 
Where is Guide/Channel data stored?

Someone Please Help!? I need to know there the channel data is stored on the computer so I can make a backup. I have to do a clean install, and I spent hours moving channels and matching up ClearQAM with the guide. I don't want to go through it again. I can't figure out where that data is stored. Anybody have any idea?


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16 Sep 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Im clueless but suspect its stored in the applications data folder. If you know the name of a file you can search to find the location.

Might want to give ppl more information abt the app, your set up, etc
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16 Sep 2009   #3
Marrvia

Windows 7
 
 

Well the app is Windows Media Center for Windows 7 and I am using Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x86. I assumed this forum was for WMC for Windows 7. All I need to know is where the channel listing data is stored so I can back it up. I've looked in the Appdata folder, but I don't see anything that clearly looks to be it.
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16 Sep 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Marvia

Would how to back up windows media channel lists help???

just googled this in under a minute How to backup the TV Channel List (MCE Vista)? - Australian Media Center Community

If you dont feel like reading it check here
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16 Sep 2009   #5
Marrvia

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks! You are a google master! Now I feel stupid. I swear I did several google searches, but I must have worded them incorrectly because I couldn't find a damn thing.
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18 Sep 2009   #6
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

yeah good deal i was wondering the same thing
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18 Sep 2009   #7
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't have that folder... ?
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19 Sep 2009   #8
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

its a little different i think its supposed to be C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\mcepg2-0

and make sure you have show hidden files, folders, or drives checked under: organize/ folder and search options/ view
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19 Sep 2009   #9
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
its a little different i think its supposed to be C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\mcepg2-0
Now that one I do have! Although it's ...\mcepg1-5-0. Thanks.
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21 May 2011   #10
robertmcook

windows 7 premium x64
 
 
corrupt TVThumb.db

after a long search for why ehvid.exe would use all available resources on my windows 7 64bit machine the solution for me was removing the thmb directory which was tried due to a suspicion there was a corrupt TVThumb.db

cmd.exe /c "rmdir C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\thmb /s /q"

unsuccessful attempts included

Windows 7 runs out of memory and becomes unuseable...NOT CHECKDISK - Super User
Recorded TV kills media center, ehvid.exe goes crazy - Microsoft Answers
EHVID.EXE runs amok?
Vista Media Center - CPU hogged by ehvid.exe - CNET Windows Vista Forums
Windows Experts Community
Recorded TV kills media center, ehvid.exe goes crazy - Microsoft Answers
http://www.sevenforums.com/newreply....ote=1&p=276049
-ending the process tree
-waiting out the ehvid.exe to 'finish'
-uninstalling patch kb955519
-deleting all files in Recorded TV
-deleting folder named something like C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\mcepg#-# and file named something like C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\eHome\mcepg#-#.db
-installing different codecs
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