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Windows 7: Windows Media Centre has stopped working...again!

14 Sep 2009   #1
ffaidy943

Windows 7
 
 
Windows Media Centre has stopped working...again!

Hi all,

I am runing windows 7 on my shuttlebox connected to my tv to use as a media centre for my lounge.
All my media is on my NAS connected to my home network, as is my shuttle box.
When i load any content through windows media player it plays fine, both audio and video files etc.
When i load up media centre, it will play the my mp3's fine but when it goes to play a video file it closes and gives me 'windows media centre has stopped working and is restarting'.
The icons for the video files displays, but when i choose a video file i get this error.

I have tried several different movies and the same error, as said above, the files play fine in media player.

I have tried installing direct x, divx etc but still no joy.

Has anyone else come across this before and know a work around?

I'm half way there as i can play the content on my tv via media player but want the interface of media centre for ease of access with my remote etc.


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14 Sep 2009   #2
zaxis

Windows 7 ultimate X64
 
 

Have you tried something else other than wmp?

TiVo vs. Windows Media Center
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14 Sep 2009   #3
ffaidy943

Windows 7
 
 

no to be honest, i've only ran the videos through media player, which worked. But didn't work within mediacentre.
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15 Sep 2009   #4
ffaidy943

Windows 7
 
 

looks like it will be mediaportal or gbpvr instead then...
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