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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 58
    8.1 now 10 Pro
       23 Apr 2015 #11

    Welcome Plantje to the Tenforums....

    I see you still have your EXOPC, I remember you from the community forums back then, mine is still working and use it almost every day, It has evolved through 7, 8, 8.1 and now 10, I continue to use it till it dies before getting a new slate/tablet.

    Have you checked out Emby it may help for your multimedia needs.
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       23 Apr 2015 #12

    Haha! It's so cool to run into people like this again. To be honest: a year or two ago I bought a Asus Vivotab RT giving me everything I needed back then. The next step will most likely be a Microsoft Surface 3 with LTE. I really want to use it for note taking.

    My EXOPC is currently our "bathroom" pc. This way we have music while in the shower, movies and live TV while in bath. We can access the internet while brushing teeth. Really useful!
    My 3yo daughter has my WeTab running Windows 8.1 as well. She has her own account. Unfortunately a lot of games don't run on the Atom that is in the WeTab

    I did check Emby, but wasn't too tempted. It is really a pity that Microsoft leaves WMC hanging like this!
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 58
    8.1 now 10 Pro
       23 Apr 2015 #13

    Plantje said: View Post
    Haha! It's so cool to run into people like this again. To be honest: a year or two ago I bought a Asus Vivotab RT giving me everything I needed back then. The next step will most likely be a Microsoft Surface 3 with LTE. I really want to use it for note taking.

    Yes the Surface 3 will be my upgrade path....

    My EXOPC is currently our "bathroom" pc. This way we have music while in the shower, movies and live TV while in bath. We can access the internet while brushing teeth. Really useful!

    What a hoot...

    My 3yo daughter has my WeTab running Windows 8.1 as well. She has her own account. Unfortunately a lot of games don't run on the Atom that is in the WeTab

    I did check Emby, but wasn't too tempted. It is really a pity that Microsoft leaves WMC hanging like this!
    Yes .. Emby is quite good for my use, or Plex. In Canada WMC is almost none usable for TV due to digital and no support from cable or satellite providers..
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  4. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       24 Apr 2015 #14

    In the Netherlands unfortunately it is pretty hard to get WMC to work with Live TV as well. I don't know why content providers keep on fighting that battle!

    I think for now I will continue to use WMC as long as possible and I hope they will enable it on Windows 10 as well. And, why not?
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  5.    24 Apr 2015 #15

    A bathroom PC? That doesn't sound too safe.
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  6. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       24 Apr 2015 #16

    Actually it is not that unsafe at all. First of all: it is a tablet. So, everything that may end up near the bath tub is 14 Volt maximum. And currently the tablet itself is in a cupboard and the bluetooth speakers on top of the cupboard make sure we have music in the entire bathroom.
    To have a small shelf or something like it in order to watch television while in the bath tub is a different project
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1
       24 Jul 2015 #17

    I am aware of the demise of Mediacenter in the upcoming Windows 10 but right now I have it installed on different computers in my home (including 1 laptop). None of them will now update the guide? Is that something to do with Microsoft abandoning Mediacenter? One of my Windows 8.1 is strictly a DVR with 4 tuners. I wasn't planning on updating that computer for fear of loosing Mediacenter, but if they stop supporting tv guide updates, it will make no sense for me to keep it.


    Is it just a fluck that I haven't been able to update the tv guide in Mediacenter? Or has support for that ceased already?
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  8. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       24 Jul 2015 #18

    z3r010 said: View Post
    I'm one of those that are missing media center, it's by far the best program for my TV tuner, since updating to Windows 10 my tuner has pretty much become obsolete and I've had to survive watching streams which are pretty limited compared to my tuner.
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  9.    24 Jul 2015 #19

    Guys try looking at SichboPVR.
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 33
    Dual Boot: Win10 & Insider
       24 Jul 2015 #20

    swarfega said: View Post
    Guys try looking at SichboPVR.
    I'd second that...apart from some rather distracting flying graphics its pretty awesome and doesn't steal system volume focus like media center which is a real bugbear for me...its a great piece of software and its free!
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