Description of the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 update that was released on November 23, 2004

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INTRODUCTION

An update is available for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update enhances the stability and the performance of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and corrects several issues.

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This update fixes the following issues with the Electronic Program Guide:
  • The red recording indicator does not appear in the Electronic Program Guide after you schedule a TV program to be recorded.
  • Conflict resolution features do not work correctly when you schedule a TV program to be recorded at the same time that you scheduled another TV program to be recorded.
  • TV programs that you recorded earlier lose information. For example, the date and the time that a program was recorded may be lost.
  • Channels may stop working, and you may receive the following error message:
    Playback impossible: Channel not supported.
  • Scheduled series recordings that you removed from the Scheduled Recordings list may reappear in the Scheduled Recordings list.
  • Electronic Program Guide information may show a different channel lineup after you update or restart the computer.

    For example, the channel designation of BBC1 is changed to MTV in the Electronic Program Guide, but the channel lineup still shows the BBC1 content.
You can obtain this Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 update from the Microsoft Download Center:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6563dea6-fac0-4604-9418-f20640cc7a20
Release Date: November 23, 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Article ID: 888316 - Last Review: August 1, 2005 - Revision: 1.4
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