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Windows 7: Recorded TV not showing show episode name

18 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
Recorded TV not showing show episode name


Windows 7 media center x86

I notice recently that when I view my recorded TV there's many shows that lack the episode name in the title. So for example I normally would see 'Octanauts Cookie Cutter Shark' yet now (or at some point) I just see 'Octanauts' - no episode title.

Is there a reason / setting for this ?

It's a real pain when trying to tidy up (delete) duplicate show recordings.

Not so long ago I added a freesat tuner, could the reason be that MCE is not able to locate the episode title when recording from Freesat ? (I have a DVB-S2 and a DVB-T tuner).

Thanks for any help.

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18 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit

So how are the recorded shows named then? Are you using program guide listings? I don't use the guide and on my Windows Media Center, it only shows Recorded TV Shows and Watch Live TV and my recorded TV shows are therefore named by the date they were recorded.
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24 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Hi there, thanks for the reply, my recorded TV shows were shown as name of the show plus the first few words of the episode, so it was easy to spot duplicate recordings of the same episode. Also nice as the sort by title grouped the same episodes next to each other - complete doddle to delete duplicates. Now (for some reason) I am only seeing the title of the show and no episode text in the title, so a complete pain in spotting duplicate recordings. The additional episode information is there when I click on the recording but as I say just not present in the episode title, so seems odd that this episode info is missing from the title ?
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