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What are the reasons due to which Windows Media Center in Windows Vista stops working? Get tips to avoid this
Windows Media center is a software application that serves as a home entertainment hub. The functionality of Windows Media Center is used to play the user's pictures, videos, and music from local hard drives, optical drives, and network locations. This feature in windows Operating System helps to incorporate the computer into a home theater system. Windows Media Center software comes with the certain versions of Windows Vista Operating System. In order to provide media storage, this feature uses the computer’s hardware and integrates the functions of a home theatre system with a desktop computer. Windows Media Center is a feature that helps to provide a whole PC entertainment system within Windows Operating System. It has the ability to synchronize media with portable devices. However, sometimes due to various reasons Windows Media Center may not work. The common problem is the virus issues and the problem in installation of Windows Vista Media Center.
The following are the problems due to which Windows Vista Media Center stops working and the methods to avoid these problem:
- Virus problem
- Using powerful antivirus
- Clean the registry
The main reason is the virus problem, due to which the Windows Media Center feature in Windows Vista stops working. Viruses are the unwanted programs which harms the functioning of the Media Center. The virus infected on your system, might corrupt the important files which are necessary for the working of the Media Center. And, as a result this virus infection causes the deletion of the files and also cause corrupted registry entries.
Using powerful antivirus
In order to remove the virus infected in your system, you need to install powerful antivirus program. You might perform a full system scan with the efficient antivirus. Always update the latest antivirus program in your system which comes with the new feature and helps to detect the unknown virus infected in your system. The purpose of antivirus program is to scan the system for the virus and remove the malicious virus from the system.
Registry has the major role in the system, since it consist of system settings, system preferences etc. Registry is easily infected by the virus and spywares. There are many reasons to use the registry repair tool, due to the crashes, slow performance, slow start up and shutdown, frequent error messages, crashes and freezes. To repair the Windows registry, it is best to choose the high quality registry cleaners.
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