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Windows 7: Couple questions about recording

29 Mar 2009   #1
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Couple questions about recording

When you set a tv program to record do you have to keep wmc running or does it kick in with a scheduler?

Can you watch another program while its recording?


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29 Mar 2009   #2
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

You don't have to have Windows Media Center open to record a scheduled program. It will just record it.


If you have 2 tuners, then you can watch one channel while recording another..
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30 Mar 2009   #3
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Just have the one tuner :/ Thanks for the reply.
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30 Mar 2009   #4
LeeTutor
Microsoft MVP

Vista Windows 7 Windows XP
 
 

You can watch another program on the tv as a different program is recording on the tuner card, because the tv provides the other tuner.
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30 Mar 2009   #5
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

yeah but i think he wanted to know about recording on the computer, if you have a single tuner on the pc you can either record a show or watch a show but not both at the same time. thats why i think its best to have 3 tuners
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