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Microsoft is offering a new Windows DVD Player app free of charge to those upgrading from Windows 7 and 8.1 with Media Center, but if you don't qualify for the free app, you can buy it now for $14.99.
Windows Media Center is dead, but in its place, Microsoft is rolling out a new DVD Player app for Windows 10, which will be available free of charge for some, but not all, users.
Windows Media Center is now officially a thing of the past, but one of its most useful features - the ability to record live TV - is expected to make its way to the Xbox One later this year.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Media Center is dead and that the company will not be updating the software with Windows 10; there is no direct replacement coming either.
A member of Neowin's forum community has posted up a way to get a Windows Media Center-based PC to display inside the user interface of Microsoft's new Xbox One console.
Netflix's newly launched user profiles for one account has run into some issues with Windows Media Center, as the profiles are listed on screen but can't actually be used.
Ceton has launched My Media Center for Windows 8 as part of its brand revamp for its Windows Media Center-based apps that were previously under the Ceton Companion name.
If you live in the UK and use Windows Media Center to view television programming, you may have noticed that EPG data is no longer being displayed and it appears this is a widespread issue.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft will charge $12.79 for US users to download and install the Windows Media Center add-on for Windows 8 Pro, although the add-on will be free until January 31, 2013.
The PC DVD software company CyberLink said today it has secured from a number of top PC OEMs to pre-load at least three DVD software products on upcoming Windows 8 devices.
If you are looking to add on Windows Media Center to Windows 8, it looks like the cost will be around 10 euros for premium. Make the jump to learn more about the cost and see a screen shot.
In our newest From The Forums feature, we take a look at how our community members are reacting to Microsoft's recent announcement of removing DVD playback features in regular editions of Windows 8.
Microsoft has posted up a quick FAQ to answer questions about its recently announced decision not to offer DVD playback in the regular Windows Media Player version of Windows 8.
Microsoft has posted up more information on how its Windows Media Center features will be incorporated into Windows 8, along with word that Media Player in Windows 8 won't play DVDs.
A rumored new screenshot of a new internal build of Windows 8 is supposed to show a new and mysterious new SKU for Windows 8, ProWMC (Windows Media Center).
A third party developer has released Kinect for Media Center, which uses the recently released Kinect for Windows device as a way to control Windows Media Center in Windows 7.
Sky Player, Sky's online TV service, is now available to Windows Media Center UK users in Windows 7. Sky kicked off the service on the Xbox 360 late last month. The service will allow...
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