Media Center Edition 2004 review

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“In this review I’ll be showing you the benefits of Microsoft’s Windows Media Center Edition. But there are a few things you do have to keep in mind about this version of Windows, there are only two “legal” ways to get a hold of it. The first way is to buy a system that is pre configured with it and the second is through a MSDN subscription. Now the majority of people out there will not have a MSDN Subscription, and will not want to buy a pre configured machine which is where the problem comes in. From a Technicians stand point I can see why this is done (to prevent the novice users from screwing everything up on the hardware compatibility side and then getting a ton of complaint calls and support calls). However, from a power user standpoint it really bothers me that Microsoft would not make this publicly available because if you know what you are doing then MCE is a breeze!”

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