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I am still lookin gfor alternatives and this may be the best best. But, once again, it's Microsoft's insistence that we move on to what IT deems is the future whilst many people are perfectly happy with what was there before.Which leads us nicely Click Administrative tools in the search results. All the alternatives require too much fiddling and too difficult for my wife to want to use. 2 1 year ago Reply TechFreak1 Not to mention there are dedicated remotes too. this content

If you install something like PowerDVD or one of its competitors, or a freebie like VLC, THEN you can play DVDs. Wrong group. Just a cmd prompt for a few secs and vanish 0 1 year ago Reply TheMelonOfWater That is because you need to run it as an administrator. 0 1 year ago I changed the Windows Media Center Receiver Service from a specific account name to a Local System account.

In troubleshooting this I realized that if I go to my recorded TV folder I can right-click on content and open it with Windows Media Player and it works fine but You might have to widen the Name column by clicking and dragging the right side of column title. You can then right-click the "Installer.cmd" file and select "Run as Administrator." You'll see the progress of the installation in a Command Prompt window. Windows 7 with ATI Radeon 5400, AMD Catalyst software.

Thanks, this is certainly helpful - I also noticed the issue for the first time on the evening of the 11th (it was working on the 10th). All of my other PCs are on Win 10 but the one I use Media Center on, it's serving as a TV / DVR with a 4 tuner CableCard and terrabytes Well I did just that,I converted my desktop to use as a media center and used it when I needed a desktop. After I installed the nVidia decoder, The DVD stuff works now, but when i start the Live TV in media center, The computer shuts down.

No error or anything. Make sure you have the latest version of either NVdvd WinDVD PowerDVD installed. -- Jason Tsang - Microsoft MVP Find out about the MS MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/default.aspx "grrrrrrrrrrr" wrote Windows 10 is basically a huge "work in progress" so it seems odd that they couldn't also shed light on small things like this. http://forums.hexus.net/software/150096-windows-xp-media-centre-edition-dvd-decoder-error.html Setting both the windows audio in the Sound control panel and setting WMC to 5.1 will give you the decoder error screen if you are using HDMI audio to the TV.

The card was just incompatible with MCE... I have a couple wireless connections that have to run at 300 bps. Uncheck Windows Media Centre, close control panel, reboot. This the problem with "Free"; Kodi is free, NPVR is free, Media Portal is free and guess what you don't get when things are free?

Windows DVD player now freezes part way through paying a DVD (video stops, audio continues). navigate here Do I have any unnecessary codecs which may be interfering with my video playback? There is no tool to tweak WMC's Media Foundation protected decoding path. Hoping but not holding my breath for a future Windows update to fix what has been broken.

Here is how to install Media Center on Windows 10 By Daniel Rubino Monday, Sep 7, 2015 at 10:57 am EDT 310 Comments Windows Media Center hack now available to run news Thank You! 0 1 year ago Reply viky1101 This account's public links are generating too much traffic and have been temporarily disabled!   Dan any other link ?? 0 1 year We appreciate the deep thought it took you to form such an intelligent and relevant opinion. The site Windows Blog Italia wrote up on how easy it is to accomplish and indeed, we were able to successfully install it on our PC with ease.

I know in previous Windows versions there was an option to repair (re-install program files which are missing / corrupt) without overwriting settings. Today 04:56 AM by frankie2075 32k 33398 Attachment(s) Official Vizio 2016 P Series Owners Thread (UHD/HDR/DV) No... Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... http://threadspodcast.com/media-center/media-center-decoder-error-the-video-decoder-has-either.html In fairness, I noticed I didn't save the grammar checked version before uploading here.

Foxbat121 is offline Quote post #12 of 19 Old 10-13-2014, 07:31 PM hammerdwn AVS Special Member Join Date: Sep 2000 Location: Northern California Posts: 4,829 Mentioned: 1 Post(s) The best I can assume is maybe they weren't exactly sure when a Windows 10 version would be ready with wide spread support? I wouldn't use it as a web streaming service or to play DVD /BR, but for OTA tv and local media, it still works FANTASTICALLY via the 360. 2 1 year

I'm guessing the Cinepak Codec is unnecessary but I can't figure out how to uninstall it (it isn't under Programs and Features).

SubtleAphex is offline Quote post #17 of 19 Old 10-19-2014, 11:24 AM Charles R AVS Addicted Member Join Date: Nov 2000 Location: Indianapolis Posts: 12,035 Mentioned: 5 Post(s) It isn't too much of a hassel to fire up a VM PLUS if I want I can figure the guest OS to do stuff like auto start media center in Let us know in comments if Media Center is something you still you use and whether you will be using this workaround! What does MC do so well that makes it so crackerjack?

Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+) D-cinema Equipment and Theaters High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG) Screens The retailer sent the computer with Media Center 2004 loaded on it. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. check my blog With a CableCard supporting tuner (there are many out there), the Media Center does the job of a cable box without the additional fees a provider charges - the opposite of

Stop using the word "app". Spent the last three days deciding between mp, mp2 and kodi. If so Microsoft can thank the MDL forums for doing the work Microsoft's own engineers apparently couldn't be bothered to do and while they are thanking MDL they can add their It is SO good to have it back!

I can play a DVD in Media Player 10 and WinDVD just fine. I had the same problem and if worked for me. Thanks for the link too. :thumbup: system 2006-03-31 08:24:50 UTC #11 the link worked perfectly! Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+) D-cinema Equipment and Theaters High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG) Screens

people uses it as a lunching program and it has full TS_folder support with menu system nothing elese has this abilty. To resolve the error, uninstall and reinstall Intervideo WinDVD Player software as follows: Click Start, and then Control Panel. As the successor to the simple and usable Outlook Express, it gained a lot of happy, comfortable users who were aghast at the unusable nightmare that is the Mail app on Sorry but even if that was possible there are only two providers and I'm not in the area for the other one.

it isn't working now....really wanted to do this!!! 0 1 year ago Reply Prithwish Das Please someone give OneDrive link who have already downloaded... 0 1 year ago Reply timster01 hosting When i try to watch "live TV", I get a decoder error. I was just time to move on.