Changing Microsoft Windows® Media® Center™ Settings
Changing Audio and Video Settings of Windows® Media® Center™ settings
An exclusive built in feature of Windows is the Windows Media Center. It is designed by Microsoft and this application enables you to have your own media center with a great collection of your favourite songs, movies and channels. This will enable you to watch, listen and share music, videos and photos at your ease.
The following details mention the tips to changing the audio and visual settings in Windows Media Center as follows:
- What are the basic requirements to set up windows media center?
- File and formats supported by windows media center
- A step by Step guide of Windows Media Center Settings
What are the basic requirements to set up Windows Media Center?
Windows Media Center is designed to work in Microsoft Vista and Windows operating system. This is a complete home entertainment application with lots of features. However to set up windows media center there are some basic requirements needed. You laptop or desktop must be well equipped with the requirements to install and run the windows media center properly. Your system must have 1 GHz or better processor, 1 GB of system memory and 40 GB of hard disk space. Also you should have an add on TV tuner card. They can be installed in an empty PCI slot. To watch TV online you also need good internet connectivity.
File and formats supported by Windows Media Center
There are different file types supported by windows media center. You can make your Windows media center your default player and upon installing additional codecs you can play additional file formats. The basic 3 types of file supported by windows media center are Music File types, Picture file formats and video file types.
The music file types are MP3 audio file, windows audio file, audio CDs and Windows Media Audio file. The video file supported by this application is Windows Media file, Movie file, Windows video file, Windows Media Video file and Microsoft Recorded TV Show file. .png, .jpg, .tiff, .gif and .bmp are the picture file formats.
The first step in beginning and installing Windows Media Center is to click "Start" tab and then to select "All Programs" and Windows Media Center. When the window opens click "Continue" and choose between "Express" and "Custom Setup." Express is the fast track setup and Custom setup lets you to modify advanced settings. You can again go back to change your settings later. You can also customize your windows media center with the help of customize setting option. For doing this, click on the Custom Setup selection, where in you can tailor the Windows Media Center settings, which permits you to adjust the display, set up speakers, and media libraries. You can opt to send feedback or Adjust display settings too. You can add speakers, set up internet TV and many more.
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