Showing 4 results for the tag: Media Center.

DVD Library in Windows Media Center

I’m in the process of making my DVDs available from my home theater PC via Windows Media Center on Windows Vista.  I’m testing out AnyDVD from SlySoft (their support policy is changing as of the 1st of the year).  What I want to be able to do is rip my DVDs, HD DVDs, and Blu-Ray […]


This past weekend I was catching up on all things home theater on AVS Forum when I ran across a company (XStreamHD) that is promising to deliver hi-def movies and more via satellite and the Internet to your home.  The information provided by the flash content on their web site is pretty impressive.  Here’s a […]

Launching apps & games from Vista Media Center (VMC), Part 2

In my previous post on this topic, I discussed the basics of extending Media Center to add entries to the menus, specifically Beyond TV from SnapStream Media.  Click here to see that post. Once I had that figured out and working, I figured I’d venture to another application used quite a bit by my family […]

Launching apps & games from Vista Media Center (VMC), Part 1

I haven’t spent much time yet writing about the home theater PC I assembled. I’m using a combination of Windows Media Center (in Windows Vista Ultimate) and Beyond TV from SnapStream Media. There’s a terrific web site providing user and some Microsoft assistance for Media Center at It’s a great place to troubleshoot problems […]