Recorded TV on MCE 2005 (xp, x86) seen by Vista (x86) Media Center, but not by Vista (x64) Media Cen

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by rak, Mar 16, 2009.

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    rak Guest

    I have 3 computers on my home network:
    1) MCE 2005, SP3, 32 bit XP, 802.11n
    2) Vista Home Premium, SP1, 32 bit, 802.11g
    3) Vista Home Premium, SP1, 64 bit, 802.11n
    4) Linksys 802.11n router

    Computer 1 is my main media center on which I record and "serve" tv to the
    others.

    Computer 2 id's and plays everything just fine (in Media Center and Windows
    Media Player 11).
    Checking out the network map shows the "server" as both a "computer" and
    as a "media player."

    Computer 3 id's and plays photos and music from Computer 1 (the "server"),
    but does not see recorded tv in either Media Center or WMP11.
    It will play recorded tv from its c drive just fine. It will also play
    recorded tv from Computer 1 using webguide.
    Checking out the network map shows the "server" only as a "media
    player."
    When I try to add folders to watch to the library in either Media Center
    or WMP this computer does not see the shared folders on my "server."

    I'm sure I've overlooked something simple, but what the heck am I doing
    wrong?
     
    rak, Mar 16, 2009
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    rak Guest

    Thanks for the response. Sorry if I'm in the wrong place. Thought there
    might be something different about x64 VMC. I checked System Properties and
    it lists the correct workgroup. I see no domain option. Is there somewhere
    else I can look?
     
    rak, Mar 16, 2009
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    Jason Tsang Guest

    Home Premium can't do domain anyways, so that's probably not the issue.

    It's likely a (network) permissions issue...

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    Jason Tsang, Mar 17, 2009
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