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It certainly seems that Microsoft should have made available a fix for this problem as it is prevalent enough to warrant it. This process will take some time." Wait for the scan to complete (this can take several minutes so be patient). I tried watching TV again and it told me that no tuners are installed, and I got the "media center receiver service stopped working" error multiple times. Click here to join today! this contact form

I want to emphasize that OS repair techniques that I have previously documented for Windows XP Media Center Edition will not work on Windows Vista or Windows 7 and should not Will the technet windows xp mce fix the system no problem? You might also have to try to repair/re-install Windows by re-running Windows setup from your original OS installation disc to solve this. bjdraw.com/…/how-to-reset-windows-7-media-center I just cannot fathom MS not being aware of this folder having the capabilities to rebuild itself if something goes bad. get redirected here

I'd suggest posting a question on the forums at http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/…/viewforum.php to see if someone there has any workarounds for you to try. My system says I have the latest driver so I'm stumped. What's worse is that I have always built my own systems, but this one I was forced to buy from HP since I want to use Digital Cable Tuners.

Could that be the problem?…and if so, how can I get this file back? Repairing Windows Vista and Windows 7 Media Center files You can use the following steps to repair the files that are a part of Windows Vista Media Center: Click on the Reply efiguero says: May 24, 2007 at 5:29 pm Gaervern, Can you elaborate on how you fixed your issue. If SFC is reporting problems and it cannot fix them, then this means there is something wrong with the files that came with your OS, and you may have to try

Media Center uses locations under the Public folder for some of its storage, and it requires special ACLs so that its services can access those folders. If you're not having any luck with the forums or newsgroups, you can also try to contact Microsoft technical support for more in-depth assistance with this issue. Reply Aaron Stebner says: November 28, 2007 at 12:56 pm Hi Runningfromtherain - I'm sorry for the hassle this is causing for you. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19274359 However, an issue like this is not a good sign.

The easiest method to avoid this is to Slipstream SP3 prior to performing the repair install. . #8 Bubbaleone, May 21, 2013 Xellos2099 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: Reply Lofty says: October 3, 2010 at 2:06 am pj147. What I don't know is whether Technet's XP MCE is a retail or OEM version. I deleted my Recordings.xml file and my problem was solved.

Reply Gaervern says: May 10, 2007 at 2:19 pm I was able to restore the system files with EMC Retrospect Express back-up program, that came with WD My Book. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/win-xp-media-center-2005-missing-and-corrupt-files/860c8db1-f1a2-4f4e-b95c-20d674c1ed16 Then the "Tuner Not Found" error when trying to access TV in media center. If you know for sure that the Windows installer reported the partition type as "unknown" and that "\Windows\System32\Config\System is missing or corrupt" on the XP MCE machine you sucessfully repaired via Did you try booting in safe mode? #5 Matt1970, May 21, 2013 dawks Diamond Member Joined: Oct 9, 1999 Messages: 5,059 Likes Received: 2 It could be that the hard

Thanks. weblink This means you would need to enter the Technet product key for the repair install to succeed. The onyl disk I have access to is window xp pro. help!

Once I deleted the Recordings.xml file per n4cer's post and renamed one of the backups, everything worked fine. If you can check there, it might help narrow down the root cause of this issue. Before doing that, you might want to post a question on the forums at http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums to see if someone there can help suggest any additional workarounds to try before you have navigate here I have also used this tv tuner in a second computer, which does recognize the ‘missing' channel.

I suspect that piracy is not involved, but I am not an attorney. I haven't heard of that specific error in the past - is this on a Windows Vista system or a Windows XP system? From first inspection some file went corrupted thus window is unable to start.

restart windows media center)-this is the error code… please help me with this..thanks..

If so, and if it didn't help, it might help to post a question at one of the following locations to see if anyone there has any additional suggestions: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/newsgroups/reader.mspx?dg=microsoft.public.windows.mediacenter http://thegreenbutton.com/forums/83/ShowForum.aspx If it just started, do you know what (if any) changes were made to your system that might help explain Media Center behavior changes? When I restarted, Vista told me that the system had crashed because of an nVidia driver problem. Thanks for the tip!

Tried all of the above. Also, after re-enabling them Win7 doesn't require a reboot, but the Guide still won't work until you in fact reboot. 🙂 Reply Zamar says: February 25, 2011 at 8:18 am Also If one needs to repair a file using Windows XP's "sfc /scannow" [ start > run > type:sfc /scannow ] tool, one often needs the CD. his comment is here The funny thing is that when I try to boot the computer it tell me window is corrupted but in the xp install, it say the drive where xp was is

Suddenly, my WMC icon was back (it disappeared a few weeks ago), and my programs are working correctly. And WMC Event Logger is working again! Reply [email protected] says: October 26, 2011 at 1:32 pm Hi i am having a problem with WMC i i have been using it for quite a while now never had any