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  1.    02 May 2015 #11
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 108
    windows 8.1

    8.1 will be supported by Microsoft for many years . The best solution for someone who don't want to lose WMC.
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  2.    02 May 2015 #12
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,537
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    Kodi is real good, being it's developed from A/V enthusiasts, and it has oodles of add-ons and skins.
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  3.    02 May 2015 #13

    I'm not disappointed, I figured it was a matter of time. The add-on hadn't been refreshed in a long time. I actually like the Music app. It gives me everything that I wanted out of WMC.

    RIP, you had a good life!
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  4.    02 May 2015 #14
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Carencro, LA 70520
    Posts : 7,352
    Windows 10

    A year before the launch of Windows 8, then-Windows boss Steven Sinofsky justified the decision to leave out Media Center by citing economics and low usage. Today, usage of Windows Media Center is "infinitesimal," as measured by Microsoft's automatic telemetry. Most of that usage is to play back DVDs, where other software solutions are readily available.
    I wonder if the telemetry is the same one they used for the start button and start menu on Windows 8.LOL
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  5.    02 May 2015 #15
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 7,167
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    TV is the important part, WMC did live TV better than anything else
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  6.    02 May 2015 #16
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 107
    Win 10 Pro x64

    Good riddance!
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  7.    03 May 2015 #17
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,537
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    I never used WMC as a PVR as I use a SAGEMCOM RCI88-320 and it has 4 Tuners, 2x Scart, S/PDIF, Ethernet, 2x USB, tvtv-EPG, VoD.
    But I use WMC in Windows 7 for music and videos(not DVDs) because I like the UI better. With Windows 8 and now 10, I use KODI because I like the visualizations. Here are a couple of shots:

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  8.    03 May 2015 #18

    Ahhh, to be screwed only once again.. Goodbye Microsofty
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  9.    03 May 2015 #19

    So you're dumping Windows just because of one program?

    Personally I can't get on with kodi, never seems to work properly. Recently I've been using one of the few modern apps that can show tv. But they're not as good as WMC was.
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  10.    03 May 2015 #20
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,601
    Windows 10 IoT

    I run KODI (OPENELECT) on my Pi. I like it. I don't watch TV on it though, just play videos and MP3 files.
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