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February 2010 Cumulative Update for Windows Media Center for Windows 7

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If you are running Windows Media Center on Windows 7, then Microsoft released a cumulative update this month that you will want to have.

If you are planning on using the upcoming Ceton tuner card then you will really want to make sure you have this installed.

Here is what the Microsoft KB article 977863 mentions:

Issues that this cumulative update package fixes

The February 2010 Cumulative Update for Windows Media Center for Windows 7 resolves the following issues:

  • Improves the overall experience for systems that are configured by using digital cable card tuners.
  • Resolves backward compatibility issues for some legacy Windows Media Center extensibility applications.
  • Resolves an issue with how recorded TV shows are managed when switching to a user locale that is based on the Hijri calendar.
  • Improves the overall experience when you use Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting (ISDB) tuners. ISDB is a Japanese standard for digital television and digital radio.
Update information

To obtain the February 2010 Cumulative Update for Windows Media Center for Windows 7, you can download it from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from the Windows Download Center.

Windows Update Web site

http://update.microsoft.com

Windows Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows 7, 32-bit versions

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Download the update package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ebc79f54-744b-4b43-9d03-84e3a5e8a59d)

Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows 7, 64-bit versions

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Download the update package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=e0506961-68a5-43ff-b29f-300c5a4eef03)

If you have automatic updates enabled, then you should already have this update. If not, then you should go download it now. In fact, why not enable Automatic Updates now?

Thanks to Welchworks for the pointer.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edneyhttps://moviesgamesandtechcom.wpcomstaging.com
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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