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The problem is, the people who were involved with this "hack" are from over seas and over the "pond" they pull guide data from their provider, NOT from Microsoft like people If it was the installer issue, building a fresh 10134 VM would of worked pulled down the guide fine. Acción en curso... thanx again Reply Cameron Fuller July 24, 2015 My understanding is that the Media Center features are not available in Windows 10 so I would be careful there if your system http://introbuilder.net/windows-media/windows-media-center-guide-error-3.php

I have two other machines running Windows 7 in other parts of the house and they work fine with no changes needed to the host files as mentioned in other posts. I refuse to pay $100 a month for cable or dish, so this has been a good solution for the last few years. I'll keep searching and trying a few things.Thanks for the heads up...This worked, but put the W8.1 WMC in a pristine state - like starting all over...Method 3: Rebuild Media Center 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. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-pictures/windows-media-center-guide-update-error/0cb20f56-24ec-4b83-b459-8e0477588463

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It seems that it is able to connect and download data from servers, but has problem actually processing data. I began deleting my recordings from the files library instead of clicking delete while in the media center. I'm sure that they are watching that.

The problem I have with kodi is that TV looks low res and grainy, even when using WMC as the backend. If other zip codes aren't working you may want to try the google dns changes which were mentioned in the blog post and the comments as well. Windows 8.1 should be a viable and supported Operating System for quite a while to come but I am wondering the same question that you have on this. Msn Tv Guide Listings The zip code method is hit or miss and did not work at all for downtown Dallas or surrounding areas (tried them all).

Mine was disabled from program features first, re enable, then tried zip's! Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating 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 The guide worked well until recently when a rescan was needed. http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2015/07/22/workaround-for-no-television-guide-available-in-windows-media-center-after-july-20th-2015/ Reply Jeff July 24, 2015 Thank you so much!

Reply Dan July 23, 2015 Simon - thanks for this very helpful step by step guide. Downloadable Tv Program Guide Listings Are Not Available Due To Previous Download Failures If you want to keep up with everything and issues, it's here, (you need to register) [DISCUSSION] Patch WMC to run on Windows 10 final & possible alternatives Reply Share Share I cannot even see the address being used in me routers web log. I guess I have some reading to do. · actions · 2014-Mar-18 7:08 pm · echo146129Premium Memberjoin:2008-05-10Rochester, NY echo146129 Premium Member 2014-Mar-18 7:45 pm The listings can be updated now. ·

Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating

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xdm6512 61.222 visualizaciones 4:58 Vista Media Center - Configuring Your TV Guide Service - Duración: 10:52. Windows Media Center Update Log Reply matt July 26, 2015 Another winner for 46082 in Indianapolis. Windows Media Center Guide Download Error It's random depending on which of Microsoft's servers are pointed to (or not).

I am now using Cambridge, MA 02138 Boston (Manchester) OTA Antenna. news Daily, we are gathering all the issues reported, collating them by issue type, and following up on them as a group. 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. Any ida how to fix this or is anyone experiencing same issue? Windows Media Center Epg Not Updating

smerchy is offline Quote post #13 of 36 Old 06-12-2013, 08:57 PM jjp1991 Newbie Join Date: Jun 2013 Posts: 1 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: 0 Thread(s) Quoted: 0 I said no thanks! However, I would think that in due time I might want some new features like 4K video support.For now I am very satisfied with Media Center and have been since the have a peek at these guys http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-...

As for the installer I used, the dropbox link that Windows Central posted was dead by the time I attempted to download. Rovi Tv Guide In fact no "verified" zip codes on any forum I've found are working for me. That applies to most of my cablecard channels, but I received the message even on local channels that are copy freely.

I was wondering what the future is for those of us who have become dependent on WMC for our TV recording and "DVR" type needs?

Very experienced and have found no trick to fix yet. Sammy2 is online now Quote post #3 of 36 Old 04-29-2013, 01:12 PM erickotz AVS Special Member Join Date: Feb 2003 Location: Charlotte, NC Posts: 1,132 Mentioned: 0 Reply Tom July 24, 2015 Mine is working in Atlanta, zip code 30318. Rovi Guide Any ideas?

Once setup has completed you will need to select "Let me configure my TV signal manually" per the instructions below: In Windows Media Center select the following: Task Settings TV Signal What name did you used to see when you ran the guide setup? Thanks. http://introbuilder.net/windows-media/windows-media-center-guide-download-error.php Lon.TV 1.070.209 visualizaciones 5:34 how to add (install) windows media center to windows 7 - Duración: 1:17.

cdn.epg.tvdownload.microsoft.com with IP of 72.246.56.59 When I do a nslook up I am getting a different IP: 96.17.111.75 C:\Windows\system32>nslookup cdn.epg.tvdownload.microsoft.com Server: cdns01.comcast.net Address: 75.75.75.75 Non-authoritative answer: Name: a1683.d.akamai.net Addresses: 96.17.111.75 96.17.111.83 It's odd that after 7 years the guide for my local zip code stopped working all of a sudden. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are Reply RanDen August 31, 2015 Found a way around the guide not populating issue in Windows 7.

I installed all the updates and optional updates, reset the DNS server, uninstalled and reinstalled MC, deleted the eHome folder, updated the host file to add entries for 65.55.186.113 data.tvdownload.microsoft.com 72.246.56.59 epgStream 27.267 visualizaciones 10:52 Windows Vista SP2+Windows Media Center+Rovi EPG guide... - Duración: 6:40. Any thoughts on this? Just no guide for Comcast.

Reply Dale July 25, 2015 Nicole lets go drink lots of Margaritas… Thanks I wont change my host file now since you have tried and failed. Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter

jtpcamp Member Posts 79 Posts 09-09-2015,08:45 AM #14 Go to this site for free codecs. This is why after 7 years of the guide working there has been a change in behavior. Reply Dale July 25, 2015 No Joy here in Houston - I must have tried 100 zip codes.

If you are having this issue as well, please log it to the following URL if you can get to the site: https://connect.microsoft.com/site1145/Feedback/Details/2452803. Reply Rob August 10, 2015 I'm having the same issue. I just went into TV Setup and used my zip code and that got things working again after a channel scan (US ATSC tuners). Now my system is really hosed.

I don't remember the exact error, but it is something indicating that the proper codecs for video playback is missing. Reply Aldo July 25, 2015 Thank you so much !! I live in San Diego area. Windows8TMHacks 19.113 visualizaciones 4:16 How to Watch Satellite TV Using Windows Media Center and a TV Tuner - Duración: 12:43.

so close but yet so far :( Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter TechFreak1 Posts 3,393 Posts 09-08-2015,11:18 AM #5 David, have you tried a Reply Allan July 23, 2015 I have Windows 8.1 professional with WMC. select "OK", select "guide" and your TV channels should be populated into the guide.