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Forum: Media Center 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By bg17
Having to close/restart WMC7 to share

I have a dedicated htpc that is set to always run WMC, Windows 7. I have another pc (also Win7) with a network tuner to serve as a recorder for extra content. I've set the file share path, but the...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Dec 2012
Replies: 482
Views: 1,248,163
Posted By bg17
Good catch! I just did the first clean install...

Good catch! I just did the first clean install in another upgrade pc, so I will try that option and see. Looks like it should work, thanks.

Edit to add update:
Option 3 did indeed work as...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 482
Views: 1,248,163
Posted By bg17
Here is my experience using the Family pack...

Here is my experience using the Family pack upgrade. I upgraded the hdd at the same time, so thought I'd try a clean, custom install. Well, it would not activate, error was something like 'product...
Forum: Media Center 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By bg17
Joe, Go look at your Media Center entries in...

Joe,

Go look at your Media Center entries in the task scheduler. Look at the properties for 'startrecording' and see if it's set to wake the computer to perform that task. Let us know what you...
Forum: Media Center 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By bg17
Both of my WMC pc's will wake and record. Both...

Both of my WMC pc's will wake and record. Both are not even running WMC when put into sleep mode. I agree with you....seems maybe there is some deep setting about allowing WMC to wake the pc for...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 644
Views: 558,396
Posted By bg17
Would you mind sharing the details about the...

Would you mind sharing the details about the hardware changes you made? And also, if you can remember exactly what happened after changing your hardware and powering up for the first time?
Forum: Tutorials 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 644
Views: 558,396
Posted By bg17
Sysprep does work with an upgrade version, but it...

Sysprep does work with an upgrade version, but it requires a minor mod in the registry. It's a simple process, even I did it. I believe my failure of upgrading hardware (on a system that was...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 644
Views: 558,396
Posted By bg17
That sounds like the problem I encountered in my...

That sounds like the problem I encountered in my last sysprep transfer. It also suggested I use the install disk and try to repair the installation. I wish I could have known of this little trick,...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 644
Views: 558,396
Posted By bg17
Victor, what messages did you get when Windows...

Victor, what messages did you get when Windows failed to start?
Forum: Media Center 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By bg17
Do you happen to have a screen saver, or password...

Do you happen to have a screen saver, or password protection when coming out of sleep?
Forum: Media Center 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,097
Posted By bg17
What error do you get exactly? Have you googled...

What error do you get exactly? Have you googled the error code?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,110
Posted By bg17
How I CURED my PC's Insomnia

Here is what finally fixed this issue for me, and now everything works as designed (well, so far at least). It didn't make sense to me that you have to allow Windows to sleep even while in the...
Forum: Media Center 13 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 23,088
Posted By bg17
Coolness! Method 1 worked for me too. Thanks...

Coolness! Method 1 worked for me too. Thanks King!
Forum: Tutorials 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 644
Views: 558,396
Posted By bg17
Here is my experience using sysprep to do a...

Here is my experience using sysprep to do a mobo/cpu swap. I am 1 for 2.

First scenario was with my older W7 pc, so lots of data and apps on it. It has a retail OEM license. Went from an Intel...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,110
Posted By bg17
I'd like to bump this, as I have the same...

I'd like to bump this, as I have the same question. Seems you have to prevent the system from sleeping when streaming media is enabled (to avoid losing connection obviously), but then it also...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 61,179
Posted By bg17
Not at that pc now (at work), but I had an entry...

Not at that pc now (at work), but I had an entry that was just "mcupdate" and another that was "mcupdate_scheduled". Not sure now if "_scheduled" was within a "mcupdate" folder, but it looked like...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 5,707
Posted By bg17
I know this is an old thread, but it's a good...

I know this is an old thread, but it's a good reminder for some of us. S1 is technically a sleep state, but as the OP noted not all hardware shuts off on the PC (for example, cooling fans). So it...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 61,179
Posted By bg17
How many task entries do you have for Media...

How many task entries do you have for Media Center? My pc actually had two, one was set as you describe but the other was set to wake the pc.
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