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When you resume your Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005-based computer from standby or from hibernation, the Media Center window may remain black. In this scenario, the computer appears to stop responding (hang).
This issue may occur if the following conditions are true:
You are watching Live TV or Recorded TV when you put your computer into standby or into hibernation.
Note This issue may also occur when you pause Live TV or Recorded TV.
You are running Media Center in full-screen mode.
Your primary display is connected to your Media Center Edition 2005-based computer through either a composite connection or an S-Video connection.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Install the update that is described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
873369 Update 1 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Install the update that is described in the "Download information" section.
For more 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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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.