Media Center may not return to the most recently viewed channel when you press the OK button on the remote in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

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SYMPTOMS

When you watch live TV in Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, you can return to the most recently viewed channel by pressing the OK button on the Media Center remote. However, sometimes Media Center switches to another channel when you press the OK button. For example, if you previously watched channel 155, and you press the OK button, Media Center switches to channel 55 instead of channel 155.

CAUSE

This problem may occur when the most recently viewed channel has three digits. This problem may occur if you are using some set-top boxes.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, return to the most recently viewed channel by using the remote to enter the channel number.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Media Center Technical Support

Because Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition was included with your hardware device or system, the hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for this software. Your manufacturer may have customized the installation with unique components such as specific device drivers and optional settings to maximize the performance of that manufacturer's hardware. If you require technical help with Windows XP Media Center Edition, contact your manufacturer directly because the manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that the manufacturer has installed on the hardware.

You can also visit the Windows XP Media Center Edition product information Web site at the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/

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Article ID: 905948 - Last Review: October 27, 2005 - Revision: 1.2
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  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
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