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Reply Cameron Fuller July 26, 2015 Hey Doug, Microsoft shifted from their existing guide provider (Zap2It) to a new one - Rovi. A sample failure from the logfile is shown below: http://introbuilder.net/windows-media/windows-media-guide-download-error.php

I said no thanks! Reply Mike July 25, 2015 If anyone from Microsoft is reading this… perhaps you can help us out here? Note I did not wait the twenty minute as recommended in other post; only long enough to start the task recovery and delete all files in ehome b. After running the set up it should take 3-5 mins for the guide to update. http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2015/07/22/workaround-for-no-television-guide-available-in-windows-media-center-after-july-20th-2015/

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After that, WMC could not find downloadable guide information from ANY zip code. Reply Dee August 10, 2015 Thank you, Mike!! same thing. somehow managed to free-up 500 gigs of hard drive space that was being gobbled up by invisible media center recordings that were undeleteable.

Some people have run into this. I get all the channels but I do not get the ability to attempt to download the guide. No need to reinstall Media Center - it even recognized several of my prior series and scheduled them to record. Windows Media Center Epg Not Updating same thing.

We look at each issue report of missing data for specific zip codes and providers to clean up the data feeds. Windows Media Center Won't Update Guide Locals via OTA will all be listed, but none of the cable channels will have guide data. I tried searching MS help with no luck and this post did it for my WMC "Guide Download Error". https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14164/windows-media-center-troubleshoot-guide-downloading-problems TigerDirect 37,204 views 2:07 Vista Media Center - Configuring Your TV Guide Service - Duration: 10:52.

I wanted a faster HDD anyway so I reattempted the rebuild today and the same problem occured after updating to 8.1 Pro with media center. Windows Media Center Guide Listings Not Updating Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter DavidinCT and Kevin Rush like this.

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Windows Media Center Won't Update Guide

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. http://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/tv-listings?tvprovider=76016 Reply Israel August 11, 2015 Does anyone know a working area code for Austin, Texas? Windows Media Center Guide No Data Available If you see this error, it seems to not setup guide data, so you will never have guide data from what I have seen. Msn Tv Guide Listings I have up until recently seen entries for 29.2 and 29.3 (FOX sub channels) but the program guide said ~ no program information.

One of mine accepted their guides from MS/Rovi and the other two did not. news I live in Canada so I have a couple of .dat files I have had to run to get the the tv guide to work for me. Popeye 1,750 views 4:04 How to Install Windows Media Center on Windows 10 - Duration: 2:55. It's odd that after 7 years the guide for my local zip code stopped working all of a sudden. Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating

I really hope this fixes years of frustration, as I was about to give up on the home DVR. Working... Still scratching my head on that one! http://introbuilder.net/windows-media/windows-media-center-guide-download-error.php I'm slowly fading.

Not sure why router would matter. Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating 2015 Windows 10 Creators Update: Everything We Know (So Far) Windows Microsoft's Surface Studio is an all-in-one for creators ALL THE POWER Hands on with the Surface Book with Performance Base The Assuming so, I tried that and still see "Zapt2it" listed when I access "About Guide Listing".

A subset of their comments are listed below and were provided by a forum on TheGreenButton: http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/viewtopic.php?p=93138&f=5#p93138 Make sure to close WMC A-) Modify Host File – Click Start > All

However no TV guide data was updated in the Media Center. Reply Dirk Pruitt July 26, 2015 Thanks Michael! And what name do you see now (For the provider) jpaulwhite is offline Quote post #20 of 36 Old 06-23-2013, 08:56 PM memodellocos Newbie Join Date: Mar 2009 Downloadable Tv Program Guide Listings Are Not Available Due To Previous Download Failures NICE Josea is offline Quote post #23 of 36 Old 09-12-2014, 06:01 PM chakotay2 Senior Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 239 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: 0 Thread(s)

Reply hschroe says: September 19, 2014 at 3:43 am Thanks so much! Both will function as expected. WMC on WIndows 10 working, I can finally move all my machines over to Windows 10 ! check my blog Microsoft) started.

One thought on the codecs issue is that this might be because I am testing this on the PC that I used for testing the Insider Preview of Windows 10. It was a clean install and not an upgrade from a Windows installation with WMC already installed. This plays the files better and FF better than VLC or Media Player in my estimation. There must be many users in a similar situation.

I prefer it that way because the Hauppauge products can do 1080i /720p recordings that look really good from any HD channel (depending on source resolution) without DRM restrictions,.......even from premium Rate Changes 12/1/16 [OptimumOnline] by dm145361. I recently did a TV Signal Setup and now I only see 29.1 (which I had all along with full info.) 29.2 and 29.3 do not show up at all, but Rerunning the TV signal setup with a nearby zip code did the trick.

We are continuing to work on this issue on our end, and greatly appreciate the help and support of the community in reporting issues and sharing info." UPDATE: 3/13/2016: Guide expiring There are some hacks that you can import guide data in WMC (with some hacks, if Microsoft stops providing data) but, this normally costs a yearly fee. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! 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

HOWEVER: I do find that with a weak TV signal it can be a real pain getting WMC to recognise the signal - possibly depending on the weather, and seems to I have tried removing reinstalling media center, re-running setup with a dozen different zips, tried running that update from task manager, tried changing to a different provider and back and I I am now using Cambridge, MA 02138 Boston (Manchester) OTA Antenna. The problem with the "less than legit" methods of getting the programming ...

Audio works for video playback and my audio drivers are up to date, so I'm not sure what that is about. HTPC - Linux Chat HTPC - Mac Chat Home Entertainment & Theater Builder Dedicated Theater Design & Construction General Home Theater & Media/Game Login or register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments. There was a installer updated (revised version) that had some codec fixes on it.

I noticed that during the setup WMC now only scans for channels that ROVI lists for your zip code. Now I cannot get any nearby zip codes for Atlanta to work.