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Microsoft Media Center Edition to Work with DirecTV?? August 3, 2006

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TI knows that I’m not real happy with the difficulty of getting DirecTV Tivo’d content from the Tivo box to another video source in my house or to a PC in my house.  In fact it’s practically impossible.  Thus, if there’s a sufficient future answer to the question posed below, I might have to dump Tivo at some point.

Matt Goyer, a Program Manager for Windows Media Center (MCE) within the eHome Division of Microsoft, gave this Q&A blog post answer about Microsoft Media Center ultimately working with DirecTV in the future.
 

Q: All I want is an MCE that can recieve MPEG-4 DirecTV and stream to extenders all over the house.
A: Fortunately we announced at CES 06 that we struck a deal with DirecTV. Unfortunately, we can’t comment on the specifics about when this is happening.

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1. Richard - August 14, 2006

I’m having difficulty getting the proper code for my DirecTV D-10 Receiver to work with the Remote & Media Center. I’ve tried all 28 codes and have not found one that will work either from the Keyboard or the Remote. No Big Deal – I can still change the channel from my DirecTV Remote and it works ok this way, but it would be nice to just change the channel via the keyboard.

2. wade - September 10, 2006

I’m having the same problem. Did you get an answer to this problem?

3. trapp1 - September 15, 2006

Array

4. geo - November 4, 2006

I’m having the same problem! Can you please post the code if it’s now working for you?


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