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Please give step by step…sorry Diskdoc July 25, 2015 Go to the rovicorp.com support page and go to Rovi data support. Fonzo Hiller So glad I found this article. However, I can now select the channel and view it fine so clearly there is a signal. When I looked at tv guide it shows "no data available" for prety much every channel, but public channels (cbs, nbc, etc...). have a peek here

When I re ran setup it still had the same name I have always used (Herndon/DC Metro FIOS digital) Maybe I need to fudge my zip code and see if it This is the way I watch TV and I even paid the extra bucks for WMC after upgrading to Win 8. Its been going on for several weeks now with no sign of anyone even being aware of the problem. so no media center what kind of replacement will they use and will it play my current files.

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Thanks! You Rock! Reran the setup and that resolved the problem - Thanks! I have a test system here that was running Windows 8.1 with the (paid) extra to enable Windows Media Center.

  • This might help to speed up the official fix.
  • Microsoft is now releasing an update that will cause Windows Media Center to retrieve electronic program guide data from Rovi, the same source being used for the Xbox One.
  • If the name changed then WMC will no longer be able to download guide data because that provider name no longer exists in the database.
  • Reply Cameron Fuller July 25, 2015 Thanks for the heads-up, I will make a change to the blog to reflect this Reply
  • Cali July 28, 2015 Can someone please explain
  • After a couple of additionally reboots it inexplicably worked.
  • For some reason, that zip code didn't work for my Windows 7 computer, but 77056 did work.
  • Thanks Cameron Reply
  • mary December 22, 2015 Great post!
  • The combination of these issues leads me to think that something was changed and/or corrupted by a recent Windows update.

I want my tv back on my computer. Let me try again and see. I'm in Greenwood, but will try that zip if no other's work that are closer to me! Windows Media Center Won't Update Guide The listings are not as good as the old ones, generic descriptions of late night talk shows don't help me decide if I want to record any specific one here and

Oturum aç Paylaş Daha fazla Bildir Videoyu bildirmeniz mi gerekiyor? I wasn't planning on updating that computer for fear of loosing Mediacenter, but if they stop supporting tv guide updates, it will make no sense for me to keep it. Once it's switched over, you'll see Rovi as the data provider instead of Zap2It if you go into the About panel in the Media Center settings for the guide. Reply Cameron Fuller July 25, 2015 The google DNS change is just changing your media pc's DNS settings.

How do I update my guide? Windows Media Center Guide Data However, there's a lot of people out there not tech-savvy enough to KNOW to search for these discussions, or how to read through some of them (such as people with solutions I can add the missing channels by doing a manual scan or manually adding them but I get no EPG data for them. http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=8903&start=1160 Paul Delange September 20, 2015 at 6:49 pm Reply nvm this is the answer; http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/31-home-theatre-personal-computer-htpc-media-extenders/243050-windows-media-center-rovi-guide-data-3.html best to the nears Derek August 4, 2016 at 8:52 am Reply this worked really

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Webbing Group 16.261 görüntüleme 2:46 Windows Vista SP2+Windows Media Center+Rovi EPG guide... - Süre: 6:40. I tried surrounding zips and I tried zips in Chicago and even New York areas and no matter what zip code I tried, the download failed. Media Center Guide Not Updating Reply Tom D July 25, 2015 Please expand details regarding Google DNS change. Wmc Guide No Data Available Reply Aldo July 25, 2015 Thank you so much !!

Richard Gunther To select a different provider, you probably should go through TV Setup again. http://ict4m.org/media-center/windows-media-centre-guide-not-working.php jpaulwhite is offline Quote post #16 of 36 Old 06-22-2013, 06:10 AM captain_video AVS Special Member Join Date: Jan 2002 Location: Ellicott City, MD Posts: 4,255 Mentioned: 4 NickDorak January 8, 2014 at 9:30 pm Reply Peter, Just an FYI, been having an issue with US guide data in Win 8.1 using your script. So, I cancelled the series recordings and then re-started them, and WMC sets the next instance of the show to record, but the following shows in the series give me an Windows 7 Media Center Guide Not Updating

So what are the alternatives for enthusiasts who are still convinced that Media Center on a Windows PC is the best solution for the living room? I am literally 10 hours into this and am NOT a computer person, but have tried everything. You should review your recordings to verify they are still scheduled correctly. Check This Out It hasn't happened automatically.

Chalk Da Stick February 27, 2013 at 11:31 pm Reply Hello Peter, thank you for your hack. Windows Media Center Guide End Date Terms of Use For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome « Back You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on This guide data provider change was unexpected, but it's good news for Windows Media Center users.

Reply Dale July 25, 2015 BTW: My OTA Channels and guide are working just fine.

A subset from that post is listed below for your reference: "As you may have guessed, there are a lot of people reporting issues on the Connect site - so many, END TEMPLATE: adv_portal_vendor_sponsor 6} Google search VB search Search Home Forums News Forum Latest Industry News Community News & Polls AVS Forum Podcasts Great Found Deals AVS Forum Clubs Special Forums Register and list the guide and channels you are missing. Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating 2015 Pingback: Windows Media Center Changes Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Data Provider | Sean Powell() Pingback: Microsoft Changes Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Data Provider for Windows Media Center | Sean Powell()

To get the correct numbers, went through the TV setup in Media Center and choose different Zip Codes near me, then copied the number next to "ID:" in "Settings - TV Rc Foster this is a bunch of BS I am in rural Ontario Canada & I lost all my EPG Data as it is still downloading from ZAP, I have analog Reply Patrick Brady July 27, 2015 Thanks again. this contact form Short answer is neither option in Windows 10 is as good as WMC. Tammy July 23, 2015 I have tried the zipcode change so many times…I

The existing data, if available, will be used as you continue through TV Signal setup." SO I am assuming that this error corresponds to data.tvdownload.microsoft.com. Since the launch of the Xbox One console, it has included live TV control and an integrated EPG in some markets. Your cache administrator is webmaster. pnear June 8, 2014 at 1:44 pm Reply Sorry about that, a bunch on my links broke when Microsoft changed things up with their sites.

Reply Dale July 25, 2015 No Joy here in Houston - I must have tried 100 zip codes. I tried this earlier waiting the twenty minute; received the media center error message but the setup[ still crapped out at the downloading local program data stage 6. I even tried a provider that isn't mine to see if EPG comes in from Rovi, but they are all Zap2It. iew/970453 thank you all rtoledo2002 HLT6187Sax & HLT5087 & RCA Scenium rtoledo is offline Quote post #25 of 36 Old 09-26-2014, 07:47 AM mdavej AVS Addicted Member Join

Any ideas? In the interim, having a list of acceptable zip codes would be a huge assistance for other people in the community who are running into this issue. 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 Needless to say, I am still missing some Canadian channels on my "US" WMC setup.