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Assume that you are running Windows Media Center TV Pack on a Windows Vista-based computer. When you try to search for television content by using an element such as the title, a keyword, an actor, or a director, you may not receive any results. If you run the search immediately after you finish the "Set up TV" process, this is the expected behavior because the indexing process takes some time. However, even about four hours after the "Set up TV" process is complete, you may still be unable to search for television content.
This problem occurs when a Windows Media Center request to index the search root of the Media Center Guide is dropped.
Resolution 1: Upgrade to Windows Search 4.0
Resolution 1 contains three steps. Because any of these steps may resolve the problem, we suggest that you rerun your search after each step.
Upgrade to Windows Search 4.0. To download Windows Search 4.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site: