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Why does this file still exist? 4.7GB pagefile.sys - This is what happens when you let the system manage the pagefile - I can say with absolute certainly I've never needed But 100 megs of unnecessary code that potentially introduces more bugs, holes, dependencies and legacy hassles into an OS is NEVER a good thing. Come On what I really want is Internet Exporer for Unix! Fang [MSFT], Feb 2, 2004 #1 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? navigate here

You can listen to Internet radio while recording a live TV show. I can not believe Domenico is serious, why would anyone actually desire IE? Reply marcinw says: March 6, 2009 at 6:44 pm I wanted to write three states of course 😉 Reply marcinw says: March 6, 2009 at 6:44 pm I wanted to write Backup and restore center, defender, firewall, defrag, etc as many of us have our own maintenance and security suites. http://newwikipost.org/topic/adVKiFyeIdqh5RezTNNy4UyolJntyNvT/can-i-neuter-media-center-edition.html

And no, this rant wasn't just triggered by this blog post. And the talking about dependencies and APIs just shows how poor designed Windows is, there is always E_NOINTERFACE. I DO NOT WANT IE or WMP or the useless paint applet in my computer, I do no want them to hog even 1 byte of space. For more information about the Microsoft MVP program, see: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ [6.7] How can I send feedback to the Windows XP Media Center Edition product team?

The Media Center remote is designed only to operate Media Center. [1.12.3] I just installed Microsoft IntelliType for my keyboard and some buttons on the Media Center remote control don't function Currently, you can purchase a Media Center PC from participating PC Manufacturers (OEMs) and through major retailers. An up-to-date list of companies selling Media Center PCs is kept at: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/evaluation/products.asp [1.1.2] What countries/regions are Media Center PCs available in? These PowerToys add some needed tweaking and functionality to Windows Media Center.

FM radio support requires a tuner card that can properly receive FM signals. As a platform, Windows tends to emphasize the creation of APIs for many systems, even when those subsystems are viewed as part of a larger system. If vLite author returns to development, it'll be even better! =) Reply domenico says: March 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm @piaqt the 7048 can not be the RC Reply Jack_Mayo says: There are several ways to listen to Internet radio.

Here is the approximate amount of disk space that each recording level consumes: Approximate GB/Hour Fair 1.0 Good 2.0 Better 2.5 Best 3.0 [2.2.7] What do the numbers at the end In Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004, the Media Center Extensibility SDK is a set of programmatic APIs that allows for full-featured additions to Media Center. August 14, 2006 spout 24 and the Comic Book Archive August 13, 2006 .net WPF Security in 14 Points and Some Extra Words August 13, 2006 spout writing Get ’Em While Epl on the brain November 15, 2008 oslo SpankyJ is an Oslo Star!

The new version is not available directly from Microsoft, as the upgrade process varies by OEM. you can try this out For details on this process, see: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/using/tips/radiostations.asp [5.3] Can I listen to Internet radio in Media Center if I don't have a tuner card that supports radio? I don't use netmeeting as much as I used to, but you can goto run and type "conf". Allowing us to lower the memory footprint by disabling features that are not needed is certainly a huge step in the right direction, and should be applauded.

In the United States, Live365.com offers all of their Internet radio stations through an add-on to Media Center. http://martop.net/media-center/windows-media-center-extender.html Going forward I really think Windows needs to move to a repository based system. I hate Internet Explorer 7 and I probably won't like Internet Explorer 8 either, since it maintains the same awful user interface. Finally, we know some have suggested that this set of choices be a “setup option”.

You did the right thing! How many of them were found in IE engine for example ? I just can't stand some of the folks coming in here with such hatred. his comment is here there is no other OS something more comfortable and complete.

Just quit the false outrage. I wanted to take more shots, but I was tired and wanted to get home, plus it was cold, so I snapped a few and kept going. It is just an OS.

Reply manicmarc says: March 7, 2009 at 3:30 pm Hairs - the strength of Windows (and the reason it became so popular) is because it is easy to develop for.

What that will mean is that all of your digital pictures, music, and videos will be available from any TV in the house. July 21, 2004 .net I Love Ian July 21, 2004 spout Hypothetical: What’s Best For Windows Developers? I became the Group Program Manager for the Internet Explorer 4 integrated shell, which was released both to the Web and as part of Windows 98. I'm thinking that going with strictly water is going to be harder than it was to stop drinking pop.

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Media Center decides whether to download Guide automatically based on whether you configured it with a persistent (broadband) Internet connection. It includes two games, one visualization, and sample videos, localized for all six Media Center 2004 languages. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. May 28, 2007 spout writing Sometimes I crack myself up May 19, 2007 Heard in the halls at RailsConf 2007 May 11, 2007 Dogfood — it ain’t just for dogs May 10, 2007

The same folks who had been doing the Windows shell did the IE 3 and 4 user interfaces. Note that if you do not have an FM radio-enabled tuner card, the "Radio" button will not appear on the Start page until you have installed your first Internet radio station. Previously recorded shows are stored on disk and do not use the TV tuner. --- [2.2] File Format --- [2.2.1] What file format does Media Center record in? January 4, 2009 spout Eat Less and Exercise: Before and After December 30, 2008 oslo Martin Fowler: DslExceptionalism December 30, 2008 oslo Spirited Discusson of Oslo on stackoverflow.com December 30, 2008

On the other hand, I'm glad I'll finally be able to say goodbye to IE once and for all (yes I realize it'll still be there due to the dependency issue, Windows XP Media Center Edition product team members actively read the public newsgroup, so any comments that you post here are read by the team. Nothing…just me playing with a fisheye lens. Boy, I was surprised.

Some Media Center features are disabled while running in remote mode.

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