Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Changing download directory for Windows Media Center

18 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Is the "Redirect" method still the best...

Is the "Redirect" method still the best way to deal with not being able to change the default recorded TV directory?

I got an ATSC computer tuner and I'm attempting to learn about different software
to use as a TV viewer & Recorder.

The two primary problems I have with WMC is:
1) Unable to change location where recorded TV is stored.
2) Unable to save recorded TV files in anything other than the .WTV format.

Item 2 is a real problem as I have not yet found a device (Network Media Streamer) that will read this format and allow me to watch my video files on my older TV.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Changing download directory for Windows Media Center

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows Media Center & Media Player icons are missing
When I click Start, All Programs, there are no icons/listings for Windows Media Center or Windows Media Player. How do I get them back? How do I re-install Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player? I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Media Center
How to move default Media Center movie/tv program download location
I want to move the current media center download location from it's current C:\public\Recorded TV to my F: drive. Do I just 'move' the folder to the F: drive and reset preferences in MC...or is there something else to do ? Thanks....TRinAz
Media Center
Xbox 360 / Windows 7 / Media Center Extender - media sharing not worki
As I'm clicking "Play To - Xbox Media Center Extender" on my Windows 7 Laptop, I'm getting an error message of my Xbox 360/TV screen that says... "Windows Media Center cannot find the specified file. Be sure the path is typed correctly. If it is, the file does not exist at the specified ...
Media Center
XBOX media center won't connect to windows 7 media center computer
Hi, I've been looking through all these threads regarding this issue and I can't figure it out. For some reason I have an older desktop running XP MCE and without trying to configure anything it automatically sees the XBOX on the network. I'm not interested in running it through that computer...
Media Center
Changing Media Center Background / Themes
Here's how to change the background. Change Your Windows 7 Media Center Background | Sarah In Tampa | Channel 10 Where to Get New Media Center Themes | Sarah In Tampa | Channel 10 Member mhealy's sites:
Media Center

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:22.
Twitter Facebook