2004. You must be a user of a PC licensed for Windows XP Media Center Edition from the same PC manufacturer to upgrade. Certain restrictions apply. Please use the information below to contact a manufacturer. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/upgrade/default.asp Leeyeah, too bad they all have no idea what's going on and don't have the software available for
I read somewhere on the microsoft website that we were to contact our manufacture for the 2005 edition, yet no one at Gateway seems ot know about the 2005 MCE edition how do I get the Edition if no one knows about what I'm taking about? Curious can someone tell me please I really wnat the new 2005 so I can keep current Its only been a year since I got this computerThe update is
we look in Control Panel / Sytem / General, we see: "System: Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Version 2002 Service Pack 2" Shouldn't that state "Version 2005" (as stated in the description) instead of "Version 2002?"You'd think so, but that is not the case. What you are seeing is normal, so please don't try fixing it (because it will
. Any web developers out there using Windows XP Media Center Edition and Dreamweaver/MySQL databases? Thanks!!! AprilMedia Center Edition computers run Windows XP Pro as the operating system, so if it is functional on a regular XP Pro machine, it'll run on MCE machines.What you won't get with MCE is Pro's domain joining ability (unless you join the domain during
then double click on it. Do I need to buy a microsoft video camera to so windows media center edition can recognize the file. I bought this new computer so I could Make videos. BUT it does not one that does. Now I have some research to do, thanks for your help.I think I have seen what you mention. I have a Nikon digital camera which saves pictures in .JPG format. These pictures are easily viewable
Buy why does the Remote Record Service installer tell me that I need to upgrade to Media Center Edition 2005? Is there any way to make the version under 'My Computer' and change anything. My computer will always correctly show the Windows XP version number.Here's what I got from MSN support folks. Please verify the following registry key on your computer to help us
;ve installed. I now have XP Home Edition and have learned that the Media Center Edition is really for new computers. Can I still load XP Media Center Edition 2005 onto my computer? I sure hope activation of Windows then you can install as many times as you like on the same hardware. If all you what is TV on your PC then why not just use the software that came with your TV card or use one
don't need a $250 card, I have the exact card you have and it works great. What you probably need is a DVD decoder as Gary mentioned. Again, I use the nVidia one and it works fine for you. About the decoder the link about is for the platinum edition. That costs $50. Do you think i could get away with the Gold Edition for only $20? JohnActually, I just have that video card, don&
designed specifically for that O/S? Give me the specifics, I don't care how technical. Do you want to know what I think? I think it's all a bunch of B.S. I think anyone can have that O/S upgraded order to use it. It's a perfect monopoly: In order to have Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004, you have to buy a computer that already has it installed, and in order for a
way of getting answers from SONIC,or HP suppliers of my NEW LAPTOP with MC Edition installed. Any advice would be gratefully received ..DarcyWe're going to need . If the burn completes OK and these errors show up on playback, then I'm not sure what to tell you each PCs playback software may be different. Dana Cline - MCE MVPHello Dana, Thanks for mail .
.Windows XP MCE has all Windows XP Pro features except for domain join and credential caching.So it's like Home edition.Does Home Edition have stuff like Remote Desktop, EFS, 10 concurrent Windows File Sharing connections, Internet Information Services, Offline Files and Folders, Dual CPU support (i.e. 2 physical processors), etc? MCE has support for each of the above '
I'd like to upgrade my windows xp media center edition 2002 to media center edition 2005. I'm not sure what this involves. I'm looking at purchasing Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 w/SP2B for System Builders - OEM. Is this all I need? Any guidance will be greatly appreciated.Verify that you have 2002 as well, if you have applied SP2 or SP3, then you have MCE 2004.
is there some other way? DCI honestly don't see how your current system, with the native Windows XP operating system and Sony software won't do what you're trying to do without trying to add on the Media Center Edition software. Do you have input methods on the laptop for cable or satellite TV signals?I can't boot from at least from TabletPC CD 2, that is. I
disc or from a recovery disc? I do not want/need to reinstall my OS, I only want to reinstall Microsoft Plus! Digital Media Edition which is on the Resource disc I believe. If I can, in fact, install this program from one of these CDs, is the product , and many dead or useless links from MS on this program and what to do. NigelHey Nigel, reply back to me directly. Maybe I can help. Sven
I have meetings with others. So, my vendor tells me I cannot install Windows XP Professional OVER Windows XP Media Edition! And now I'm wondering if I need to, after reading the posts here. I want to I don't need all its features now. I am not sure why, but that's what is installed on my current desktop computer and I like it. Is my vendor full of beans? Or is it
or a domain, you cannot join a Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 PC to the domain. PCs running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 are designed specifically for home use. Windows XP Professional I did not clearly understand the above explained questions. Can someone please explain in laymans terms what it is trying to say. Further can I do wireless home networking between by notebook
the following article that attempts to outline the disadvantages of Windows Media Center Edition. http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/daily_column/article/1760/ One very odd complaint failure, and that the MCE OS could be laid low by a virus tweaking the boot record and partition info. What he apparently failed to realize is that this issue can apply to any Windows (or Linux, for that matter)
than the supplied remote? Anyone know if I could get the Hauppauge remote to work with the MCE edition of the card if I was running it under XP instead of MCE? The software bundle isn the IR software that came with the card (or maybe even using Girder), but it can be a little clumsy from what I have been told.Hi Barry, I'm pretty sure that you can use the non-MCE version of the
. Any suggestions or help?do a restore again, then change your auto update settings to download but let you pick what to install. then, view available updates. install them one at a time (if you see a driver for your The sound is just bad for live and recorded TV shows not music in the Media Center Edition. Any other suggestions.After you downloaded and ran the “Check decoder” does it say you
I can't seem to find what edition I have all I can find points to 2002 but I should have 2004. I do not have a settings tab either. Other reference to find out the this is a new computer that I had custon made and I amYou need to go into Media Center itself, then Settings\General\About Media Center where it will show you the Media Center Edition version. This is different than the
you paid for is properly installed - AFAIK, all Editions are installed from the same package, so it depends on your registration key what Edition you end up with. But I'm not aware of any way to tell which Edition you actually have on your machine. That's something you need to find out from NVIDIA. Regards,«AFAIK, NVIDIA limits the functionality of its decoders depending on
be done. Media Center will install on a blank system, or over a previous version of Media Center, but that's it Dana Cline - MVPThanks for the reply. What I meant was would media edition do all the same things that XP Pro does? If not what would i misss out?There is no difference between XP Pro and MCE, only MCE has Media Center on top of it.True. Except you won't be able
, I consider this bundling of Media Center and XP a marketing gimmick) I don't know what you're referring to with "XP Digital Media Edition". I know Windows XP Home, XP Professional, and XP Media Center Edition. There is a "Digital Media Edition" of "Plus!", the jazzed up OS package with the colorful screensavers, maybe
I need more ? Please anyone there to reply regarding my question ?Ahashan, A good place to start would be look at what the OEMs are putting in their systems. However, please remember that to obtain a legitimate copy of Windows XP Media Center Edition, it must either come preinstalled on a Media Center PC from an OEM or MSDN. Note that on the MSDN portion, MCE is only available for development