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Windows 7: Recording


01 Feb 2010   #1

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Recording

If I set WMC to record a show or series and then shut WMC down to either play a game, surf online or turn the computer off, will the show or series in progress continue to record?


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01 Feb 2010   #2

 

Not if you turn it off. When a recording is ongoing, a red ball should appear in the tray.
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02 Feb 2010   #3

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Thanks a lot.
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02 Feb 2010   #4

 

FYI, while all PC setups do not work well with sleep or hibernate, you can set WMC to wake your PC to make a recording...my PC is always on...the cost for elec is not too much for me and I prefer not to start and stop electronics too much. With Windows 7 my CPU (the power hog in most systems) is literally at 0% when I am not using it anway and I do turn off my monitor. Plus, I use it all the time It's on at night for WMC optimization tasks, backups, nightly AV Scans, updates, scheduled tasks such as disk defrag...that works well for me.
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