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Rerunning or Resetting Windows Media Center Software Setup

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This document pertains to HP and Compaq computers that came with Windows Media Center (2004 through Windows 7 Premium and Ultimate editions).
Depending on which Media Center version your computer is using, use one of the following sections to reconfigure the initial Media Center setup:
NOTE:If Media Center stopped working after installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 and you are getting black screens when opening Media Center, uninstall Service Pack 3, restart the computer, and then reinstall Service Pack 3.

Rerunning the Setup Wizard in Windows Media Center for Windows 7 and Vista Systems

This procedure allows you to change your existing Windows Media Center settings:
  1. Click Start , and then click Windows Media Center.
  2. Scroll to Tasks, and then select settings.
  3. Click General, and then click Windows Media Center Setup.
    Figure 1: General settings
    General settings
  4. Click Run Setup Again.
    Figure 2: Windows Media Center Setup
    Windows Media Center Setup
  5. A message displays. Click Yes to continue.
    Figure 3: Run setup again
    Message asking if you want to run setup again
  6. Follow the onscreen instructions to change settings in the Windows Media Center Setup Wizard.
    Figure 4: Windows Media Center setup screen
    Windows Media Center setup screen

Rerunning the Setup Wizard in Media Center 2005 Editions

This procedure allows you to change your existing Media Center settings:
  1. Click Start in the taskbar and then click Media Center.
  2. Click Settings, General, and then click Media Center Setup.
  3. Click Run Media Center Setup Again.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to change settings in the Media Center Setup Wizard.

Rerunning the Setup Wizard in Media Center Original and 2004 Editions

This procedure allows you to change your existing Media Center settings:
  1. Click Start and then Run.
  2. Type the following into the Open field exactly as it appears:
    c:\windows\ehome\ehshell.exe /homepage:fr.welcome.xml /pushstartpage:true
    A Setup Wizard window appears.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to change the Media Center software settings.
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