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I am literally 10 hours into this and am NOT a computer person, but have tried everything. Fonzo Hiller So glad I found this article. The tasks for Media Center are also shown on the second graphic in the blog post. [Edited to provide more information per Deb's request] Reply Deb July 26, 2015 I am Reply Tom D July 25, 2015 Please expand details regarding Google DNS change. check over here

The problem is that Rovi's data is incomplete. What I wanted to record from here forward was lost so I had to rebuild that. I have two tuners installed found out one had been hooked up wrong. They seem to be updating their data now.

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The solution was to try different zip codes in your area. Sign in to make your opinion count. Related Posts General Pre or Post SP2 Hotfix for ... solved Windows Media Center replacement?

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 I downloaded from another source that someone linked in the comments on Monday afternoon. Exact same problem here in Seattle, on Comcast with Ceton 4 tuner digital cable card. Windows Media Center Guide End Date This should correct the issue, though you may end up seeing affected series split into two groups in your recordings.

If you live in one of these regions your Media Center machine should display a notification informing you of the update. You will need to go through the entire "Setup TV Signal" process in order for this to work (10 minutes or so). All of use have had this EPG no data issue which means I have 5 machines to basically play with. One of my friends system didn't have issues once modifying the "ehost file and flushDNS" fix was in place.

UPDATE: 7/30/2015: If the instructions above do not work for you, see the comments from Marcus and Willow below for a second approach which is reporting success. Windows Media Center Guide Data And I feel like there isn't much on the market other than WMC in terms of user-friendliness anyway if not features. SoCal OTA channels. The only other thing I would recommend is trying to remove the Windows Media Center feature and then re-add it.

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My issue in CT is we get a couple of OTA channels from MA (Springfield) but Rovi apparently things OTA antenna's can't cross state lines. MS isn't on my good list today. Windows Media Center Guide No Data Available 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 Windows Media Center Guide Not Updating That's really annoying and the team don't seem to be busting a gut to resolve, but it's MS or WMC's issues.

I am assuming this is because MS turned of Media Center's ability to read this file from "Zap2it". check my blog Reply Cameron Fuller July 26, 2015 To open the recovery task open start and type "scheduled tasks". I've restarted the PC, cleared recording schedule, run TV signal setup twice, downloaded guide data several times, no behavior change. We understand that your mailing address may have changed so we are providing an electronic copy of this notice for your convenience.Thank you for your participation in the Windows Media Guide Windows Media Center Will Not Download Guide

So anyway long story short- I borrowed my neighbor's wifi to get a local ip- (turns out metro pcs server is in California which is probably why nothing locally was working How can I get my provider listed in the setup? With all the efforts and focus on getting Windows 10 ready it may have just taken a back seat for now. http://ict4m.org/media-center/windows-media-centre-guide-not-working.php Reply Cameron Fuller July 24, 2015 Your approach may work by removing and re-adding but then you lose all of your scheduled recordings.

Reply Hector July 24, 2015 Try following to reset Rovi update. Windows 7 Media Center Guide Not Updating I'm running Windows 7 MC. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

tried your very helpful and comprehensive solution, but none of the zip codes have worked for me.

Loading... No company I know would continue losing money like that.So the very short answer is "it's the money."For internet radio there are so many other solutions that I'll pause here. Loading... Windows Media Center Won't Update Guide Or; is there a way I can make a list of channels manually that the guide will follow for DVR recordings?

We also want to hear how the guide data change works for you. Recently I found that no programs were scheduled for recording on my Media PC. Print Listings From Windows Media 10 Player. have a peek at these guys Re-add the media center feature.

Reply Dale July 25, 2015 No Joy I even tried yours… Reply Nicole July 25, 2015 Also having trouble here in Houston. 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 always used a zip area between Dayton, Ohio and Cincinnati because we record stations in both areas. Reply Dan July 23, 2015 Simon - thanks for this very helpful step by step guide.