MS Windows XP Media Center Product Details
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 OEM
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is an operating system that enables you to enjoy the best in home entertainment, personal productivity, and creativity on your home PC in an easy, complete, and connected way. With Media Center Edition 2005, you can store, share, and enjoy all of your photos, all of your music, all of your home video, and even recorded TV in one sleek and easy to use place.
Computers powered by Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 are called Media Center PCs. They are complete Windows XP-based PCs enhanced for home entertainment. These computers represent the evolution of home PCs into digital media hubs that bring together your entertainment choices and allow you to access them with one remote control.
- Sleek and polished, more personal design
A clean new look for menus, taskbars, and a host of new themes and screensavers – including the cool new Goldfish Aquarium – add a personalized touch.
- Built-in DVD and CD Burning in Media Center
Easily share pictures and home movies, burn CD mixes, and back up recorded TV on DVD with built-in DVD burning. Even create your own video slideshows from photos and music, all from Windows Media Center.1
- Improved Windows Gaming Experience
DirectX 9 hardware support is a requirement for Media Center Edition 2005 PCs, improving your overall gaming experience.
- Control it all from the couch
New Media Center remote control designs, now optional from PC manufacturers and after-market providers offer more flexibility with features such as single-button control of power for both your TV and Media Center.
- My Music
My Music offers simple access to your personal and online music collection via music services. Now it's easier than ever to play a music CD, copy it into your library, create a playlist on the fly just like a jukebox, save as a playlist, or edit album details such as ratings used by smart jukebox features like Smart Playlists. By default, albums can be browsed by album cover or alternately by artist, songs, genres, or searched. Also included is built-in support for Audio CD burning directly from Media Center.
- Movie Finder Service
Media Center 2005 now supports full live TV and personal video recording support for ATSC Digital TV (480p) and High Definition TV (720p/1080i) local network TV programming delivered via UHF antenna. Setup is seamless and requires only a zip code with Digital TV channels showing up completely integrated into your Electronic Program Guide in an unused channel range. (For more information on antennas and channel availability, visit www.antennaweb.org).3
- My Radio
My Radio organizes all installed radio services including Internet and FM radio into a single place. For PC equipped with FM Radio, support for presets and "Trick Play" technology offers the ability to rewind and play back up to 30 minutes of FM radio at any given time.
Use of this OEM System Builder Channel software is subject to the terms of the Microsoft OEM System Builder License. This software requires the builder to provide end user support for the Windows software. Once this software is installed and activated it cannot be transferred to another computer.
Manufactured by: Microsoft
Warranty provided by: Microsoft - OEM
UPC No: 882224383783
Mfg Part No: M93-00439
( Length:11, Width:8, Depth:2)
Shipping Weight: 0.5500 pound(s)
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