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Windows 7: Media Center update log


25 Dec 2009   #1

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Media Center update log

I don't have media center in the system tray and when I try to download the update guide it say "right click on the media center and get the update guide". I can't find the update guide and can't get the media center to update.

Bob

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25 Dec 2009   #2

win7
 
 

Windows 7 came on this computer and I wonder if I will have to reinstall Windows 7 to get Media Center working? I was able to use if for a couple of months but don't know if some of the updates corrupted it or what?
Bob
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26 Dec 2009   #3

 

In Windows 7, not all icons appear all the time in the tray by default. To modify this, type "tray" in the start menu search box and select the item accordingly. Once the tray icon appears you can then right click it as desired.

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Notification Area Icons

To force guide update in Windows Media Center:

A) Type "Media Center" in the start menu search box. Open Media Center.
B) Navigate to Tasks>Settings>TV>Guide>Get latest Guide listings>OK
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27 Dec 2009   #4

win7
 
 

Thanks for the reply. After talking to 4 tech suport people I just deleted everything on my HD and started over again. It must have been courpted and I did not have that much stuff on my HD to reinstall. Thanks for the help.
Bob
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26 Jan 2010   #5

win7
 
 

I'm still not able to download the program guide. I was able to after I reinstalled Windows 7 but that only lasted for a couple of weeks.
Bob
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27 Jan 2010   #6

 

A) Type "Media Center" in the start menu search box. Open Media Center.
B) Navigate to Tasks>Settings>TV>Guide>Get latest Guide listings>OK

Unless a firewall is blocking WMC updates this should do it.

Have you disabled any default options in WMC?
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29 Jan 2010   #7

win7
 
 

I'm having a hell of a time trying to copy a screen shot. I did a couple of them and now all I'm getting WMC is a black screen. I can get a screen shot of other things on my computer.


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Media Center update log-download-error.jpg  
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07 Oct 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have windows 7 x64 Ultimate. I get the same message. I right click on tray icon and there is no link to open log. What is the filename and location for the media center update log? I have had no problems for 3 years, and suddenly this is first time. I have also used sfc /scannow. All listings now after today is nothing but no data avalable. Frustrating.

In event viewer I did find this.
Failed to retrieve EpgListing-2.enc (Error: BITS 0x80070424)
Failed to retrieve Broadband-2.enc (Error: BITS 0x80070424)
Failed to retrieve SportsSchedule.enc (Error: BITS 0x80070424)

Any ideas?
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