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What is your take on MCE?

By ingeborgdot
Jan 13, 2007
  1. I have never installed MCE on a computer before. I was wondering what people think about it. The people I am making the computer for will be working with video, music, pictures etc. Is MCE better than pro for that? I am adding a tuner also for video capture and to be able to watch tv etc. Please get back about your thoughts. Thanks.
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    If its going to be used like a real computer there is almost no difference between it and pro for video music and pictures. If its going to be hooked up to a tv and used for viewing pictures, movies, and listening to music it is far better and simpler than anything else out there.
     
  3. ingeborgdot

    ingeborgdot TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 434

    What do people recommend?
     
  4. peepnklown

    peepnklown TS Rookie Posts: 126

    I concur with SNGX.
     
  5. Mirob

    Mirob TechSpot Paladin Posts: 462

    It's Xp pro with some features disablaled and media center program. The media center works good with just a remote. It's not much better than programs you can get for Xp or Linux.
     
  6. ingeborgdot

    ingeborgdot TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 434

    What I have seen is that people don't like the 3rd party programs as much as MCE! They say MCE works much better.
     
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