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On a Media Center enabled Windows like XP Media Center, Vista Ultimate, Vista Home Premium, 7 Ultimate, 7 Home Premium, pressing the green button on your MCE Remote will bring up Media Center.
XBMC is an awesome media center solution but when you’re using it all over your house your library updates and watched-media lists get out of sync.
On a side note It's better to have the latest XBMC release installed, your Remote installed and functional before you start. If you want to check your remote compatiblity then check this Wiki Are you using Windows XP and you can not find/install the ehome Driver for your remote, then I can't guarantee that my setup will work for you.
From XBMC At some point during your foray into XBMC, you will likely come up against a problem that isn't made 100% clear from errors in the GUI.
Let’s say you have a media center computer.
From XBMC Windows File Sharing , (also known as Common Internet File System [CIFS] and previously known as Server Message Block [SMB]), is probably the most flexible of all of the options for sharing media between your computer or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device and XBMC.
Introduction As has been documented elsewhere, XBMC's scrapers and library work best when full access to video and audio files is provided to them via an SMB share. However, MS is making it more and more difficult to share using SMB in Windows.
Windows/Mac/Linux: If you just saw an awesome movie in the theaters and want it on your computer as soon as possible, free app CouchPotato will look for it on Usenet and automatically download it as soon as a copy is available online.
Video content is readily available online for you to download, but the download process isn't always as simple and automated clicking a button on a TiVO or DVR. Fortunately, with a little set up and some help from a few great tools and BitTorrent or Usenet, you can turn your computer into a TiVo-like downloader.
Usenet is a wonderful service for finding and downloading digital media, giving you speed and reliability you won't find with other file-sharing options—like, say, BitTorrent. Here's a quick guide on setting up and getting started with Usenet. An Introduction to Usenet
Walking to your computer to change a song or to skip to the next PowerPoint slide isn't ideal. Instead, use LIRC to control any application on your Linux or Windows PC with any infrared remote. We've covered controlling your XBMC with a variety of apps and remote controls , but if you already have a universal remote and you want to control more than just XBMC center you'll need to do some customization—this is where LIRC comes in.
DVD players are so 1999.