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I "tweeted" Rovi and they passed the buck back to Microsoft. I put in zip code 11111, and ran the setup, and after that it gave me Rovi. Reply Cameron Fuller July 25, 2015 Veghead1234 posted a Denver zip code which worked for him: 80206 is what ended up working. I hate Kobe/XBMC and I'm not a fan of Portal. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-center/windows-media-center-tv-guide-not-working.html

It rocks with Xbox One…all voice commands no more remote. I am right between three major cities, but my zip only populates the channels for one city. I record quite a few movies, and those which I haven't already seen are largely chosen based on guide ratings and reviews. Pingback: Entertainment 2.0 #335: Gettin' Groovy | The Digital Media Zone() Robert Oppenheimer what he said!

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A Microsoft representative has also provided a response at thegreenbutton.tv: http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=8983. They don't care about their users so there is no way they are going to give a discount on Xbox One for WMC users. Anna For the record, I am using an Hauppaugge 1850 tv tuner.

From now on, I will not be allowing System Mechanic to touch my registry..... UPDATE: 8/14/2015: Microsoft is working on the problem. Hit me up on Twitter, on Google+, or LinkedIn] Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 7 markeboyle on Jul 25, 2015 thanks for the info both my win8 and Windows Media Center Guide End Date Reply Cameron Fuller July 25, 2015 For feedback to Microsoft I would recommend adding your thoughts to the connect link that is early in the blog post.

The only way to get those channels to download guide listing was to enter MA zip codes which then got rid of all my CT guide listing. Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter TechFreak1 likes this.

theefman Member Posts 3,879 Posts Global Posts 3,880 Global Posts 09-10-2015,06:55 AM #23 I suppose I have used it in the past. after an hour i closed it down and tried again..

I live in Milwaukee and I tried surrounding zip codes and eventually it worked and it has continued to work perfectly. Windows Media Center Won't Update Guide Hit Start type index, run "indexing options" On mine Windows Media Center was not being indexed Choose "modify" and check the box for media center.Then it should start indexing. However some Guide search functions do return results e.g. same thing.

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Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating

What the diff….dns is dns. Updating EPG said was OK but never really worked. Windows Media Center Guide No Data Available This should find all the channels available to your tuner. Windows Media Center Guide Not Downloading I'm not sure how anything MC might download could affect the indexing?

Since I've run setup about 50 times today, I have no idea if he's right or not. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-center/windows-media-centre-guide-not-working.html To determine if the zip code you entered is working refer to the underlying log file available in c:\programdata\microsoft\ehome\logs\FirstRun.log. Before Google change - Name resolved to IP no problem C:\Users\HTPC>nslookup data.tvdownload.microsoft.com Server: cdns01.comcast.net Address: 75.75.75.75 Non-authoritative answer: Name: data.tvdownload.windowsmedia.com.akadns.net Address: 65.55.186.115 Aliases: data.tvdownload.microsoft.com After Google DNS Change: Name still resolves Now WC should post this on the front page... Windows 7 Media Center Guide Not Updating

Of course, that is not the case and my sys tray icon may say it is still updating. It makes me want to toss the whole thing in the dumpster and… Rocketman ROVI is NOT better!! Guide listings were downloaded sucessfully. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-center/windows-media-center-guide-not-working-2013.html It hasn't happened automatically.

I still tried this to no avail. Windows Media Center Epg Not Updating My other two PC are working great but even if I use the same zip codes those boxes are using, it doesn't work. Windows 7 Media Center search stopped working for me after I allowed it to clean my registry.

Reply Tom D July 25, 2015 Please expand details regarding Google DNS change.

Prior to this I was tearing my hair out trying to figure out why the guide had no data and was not updating even when it said it had successfully downloaded. select "No", select "Next", select "Next" to confirm Download TV Program Guide will start (this should install faster this time?) select "Finish" Go back to the main page for Windows Media Maybe they heard the feedback from the WMC community and have decided not to abandon it at this point. Windows Media Center Guide Data Anyone on here who has a very deep knowledge of Windows Media Center's subsystem want to help out a little ? :) Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati

I began deleting my recordings from the files library instead of clicking delete while in the media center. What a piece of junk. Chandler, Arizona. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-center/windows-media-center-tv-search-not-working.html Reply Patrick Brady July 26, 2015 The problem I am having is that my Media Center seems to be downloading the guide from the old provider.

If you experience any unanticipated issues, you can report your issue at the Program Guide Feedback Center on Microsoft Connect. My wife likes WMC and is not ready pay for TIVO at this point so I will maintain WP8.1 or wait for a solid workaround. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. By Matthew McDermott June 26, 2009 General Applying the October 2009 OCS Patches By Joe Stocker November 10, 2009 General VMM P2V Fails with Error 2919 ...

I am not pleased with this at all. It is as if those TV Guide Search functions that rely on Indexing do not work while other, simple lookups, do work.