Converting a PC into a Media Center?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Hustle910, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

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    Hi, I have a spare PC that I would like to go change into a media center, I've not done this before (a media center), and wasn't sure how to go about it, is it just as simple as buying a dual freeview pci card and sticking it into a pci slot and windows 7 media center sets it up?, also are there any good addons for windows media center, i.e. nice little tricks.

    Thank You :)
     
  2. x86

    x86 MDL Addicted

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    You may start by posting some detailed hardware specs of it, so people can make suggestions on what it needs further on...

    Also what would be the main usage of it? i.e. watching HD content ... or what :confused:
     
  3. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

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    Hi, Thanks for your reply.

    We will be watching Standard Definition programming.

    CPU: P4 2.4GHz
    Memory: 3GB
    OS: Windows 7
    Motherboard: Biostar
    HDD: 1TB.

    :)
     
  4. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

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    Hi, is it possible to customise the windows media center menu?, i.e. to only show certain things like live tv and recorded tv?

    Thank You.