Media Center Setup Wizard scans channels that you do not receive when you try to set up Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

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Symptoms
When you use the Media Center Setup Wizard in Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition 2005, the wizard tries to scan a channel that you do not receive Digital TV broadcasts on. This problem occurs when you use the Adjust Digital TV Antenna and Choose Channel page of the Digital TV Signal section of the wizard.
Cause
This problem occurs because the Media Center Setup Wizard does not use an existing program guide when the Adjust Digital TV Antenna and Choose Channel page tries to tune channels from your television signal.
Workaround
To work around this problem, click to clear the check box next to the channel that you do not receive a television signal on.
More information

Technical support for Media Center

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:
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 887203 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 08:38:59 - Revision: 2.0

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