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This article describes the Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition problems and update scenarios that are addressed in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).
For additional information about the problems that are resolved in Windows XP SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
811113 List of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2
Windows XP SP2 addresses the following Windows XP Media Center Edition-related problems and update scenarios:
CPU use is increased when you install the 830786 critical update
After you install the critical update that is described in Knowledge Base article 830786, CPU use may increase to as much as 100 percent on some computers when you watch live TV. Therefore, some programs may be slow to respond or may appear to stop responding (hang).
830786 Critical update for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004
Channels are missing after channel scan
When you initiate a DVB-T channel scan to identify television broadcasts that you can receive, several stations are missing from the guide. Typically, the main BBC stations are frequently missing.
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