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  Reply # 674120 19-Aug-2012 00:22 Send private message

I'd recommend win7 media centre or mediaportal. Win7 Media centre being the easier of the two to setup, however it has less features.




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  Reply # 674126 19-Aug-2012 06:42 Send private message

I'll be happy if it can record a series, and wake up itself up/ go back to sleep afterwards. Having looked at some of the software you guys have recommended, a lot of them deal with clashes and back to back programmes than the sky box!




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  Reply # 674132 19-Aug-2012 07:50 Send private message

turb: I'll be happy if it can record a series, and wake up itself up/ go back to sleep afterwards. Having looked at some of the software you guys have recommended, a lot of them deal with clashes and back to back programmes than the sky box!
Have never tried series record but  I can set a program to record then I turn it off with the remote,  The htpc wakes up records the program and then goes back to sleep afterwards




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