How to change the default TV recording location

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Article ID: 555918 - View products that this article applies to.
Author: Soumitra Sengupta MVP
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SUMMARY

The default TV recording location in Windows Media Center 2005 is at:-C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Recorded TV. But one can change the default recording location to the desired location.

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How to change the default TV recording location

To change the default recording location follow the following steps:-
 
First Method:-
 
1]Open Windows Media Center.
 
2]Click on Settings.
 
3]Scroll down to TV and click on it.
 
4]Click Recorder.
 
5]Now click on Recorder Storage.
 
6]Change Record on drive from C: to the desired one.
 
7]Click Save to save the changes.
 
Second Method:-
 
1]Download and install Tweak MCE PowerToy from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3400190a-511a-4a3a-9b89-524511a76f58&displaylang=en
 
2]Now open Media Center and select More Programs.
 
3]Select TweakMCE.
 
4]Click TV and next select Storage Location For Recorded TV.
 
5]Enter the path for storage location for recorded TV
 
6]Click Save and exit.
 

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Article ID: 555918 - Last Review: May 4, 2007 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002
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