MSN Remote Record Beta

MSN are trialling a new service that enables users running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 to remotely schedule TV shows to record on their Media Center Edition-based PCs.

MSN Remote Record is likely to be released as a free add-on in the form of a powertoy in early 2005. For now those wanting to get onto the beta can do the following:

  • Go to

  • Sign in with your Passport ID

  • Sign in with Guest ID: myshows (all one word, all lower case)

  • Click on "MSN Remote Record Service Beta"

  • Click on "survey" on the left side of the MSN Remote Record Service Beta Program page

  • Click on "MSN Remote Record Beta Nomination Form"

  • Fill out the form and submit.

    All valid nominations will be approved. Once approved, it takes about 24

    hours for the information to get through the Beta Place system and testers

    to have access to the Beta program.

    View: Microsoft Beta Place

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