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ArcSoft TMT5 Improves Windows 7 Media Center MKV Support

Arcsoft upgraded TotalMedia Theatre 5 adding MKV subtitle support. This is brilliant news as finally there’s a way to easily play MKV files in W7MC, that also passes the WAF test.

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12 Essential Windows 7 Media Center Addons & Tweaks

W7MC is one of the hidden gems within Windows 7 – Here are 12 Essential Windows 7 Media Center Addons that will get the most out of it.

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Windows Live To End Support For Blogging

If you have been a blogger on Microsoft Live using Spaces, your time will run out for blogging in that environment. How much time and what will happen to the…

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Daniusoft Video Converter Ultimate In-Depth Review

Have you ever wanted to rip a DVD movie but eventually got tied up in knots when trying to choose a suitable video codec or understand what “VBV buffer rate”…

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Which OS will you let onto your TV first?

Both Windows Media Centre and Apple TV have been on the market now for years and both have their loyal supporters.  For people who use Apple’s iTunes software, especially to…

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Western Digital Live TV Now Supports Windows 7

The Western Digital Live HD TV Media Server went on sale last year and those who own one may be finding it quite tough to navigate among movies etc…. using…

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Windows 7 Media Centre on your embedded device

There’s no doubt that Windows Media Centre has been an enormous success.  It began as an important part of Bill Gates’ vision to get PCs into the living room.  It’s…

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Samsung Set to Incorporate Microsoft PlayReady in Devices

PlayReady is designed as a method to access content and provide protection to different technologies. It was originally released in February 2007. By moving to Playready, Samsung indicated that it would stop using Windows Media Digital Rights Management, as soon as its products were migrated to PlayReady.

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Windows 7 Media Center Updates Fix Reliability Issues

Today you may find that your Windows Media Center is downloading some updates, I just saw mine downloading some updates only a moment ago and now I know why it…

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Which is the Best Windows 7 Media Player? Part 2 (The Ones I Missed)

Which is the Best Windows 7 Media Player? Part 1 This is sort of like a part two to my previous write-up about the best options for media in Windows…

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Sky Player For Windows 7

UK users have already had this feature since November 2009, but Sky TV broadcaster has now finally rolled out it’s Sky player to Windows 7 users in Ireland.The service gives…

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Download Windows Media Feature Pack For Windows 7 N And Windows 7 KN

Since 2004 after being fined a record 497m euros in an antitrust ruling, Microsoft when  has only been allowed by the European Commission, who decided that bundling Windows Media Player…

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Improve Windows 7 Media Center With My Movies 3

I’ve been a user of My Movies 2 for Windows Media Center for around 3 years.  On my Windows Vista Media Centers it was the best way to manage and…

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DivX MKV Project Simplifies Windows 7 MKV Codecs

Even though Windows 7 includes better codec support then previous Windows versions, the way that Microsoft has achieved this has created problems with previous solutions for playing file formats such…

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Troubleshooting in Windows 7

Despite Microsoft’s claim that all existing hardware and software would run smoothly under Windows 7, I found that there were a few problems. For example, my old laser printer, an…

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No Restrictions For Netbooks

It was recently revealed that Microsoft will not force OEMs and ODMs to install only Windows 7 Starter on netbooks, instead opting to allow them to choose which version of…

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Windows 7 Advertisements On A Roll

Microsoft started their “Good News” marketing campaign for Windows 7 and similar products not long ago, and advertisements are slowly propagating for the October 22nd release. Just three days ago,…

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Review Of Windows 7 Media Center TV

In my coverage of Windows 7 Media Center’s capabilities I’ve focused mainly on it’s video and music library capabilities, codec and plugin support, and not the TV capabilities because I…

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