Microsoft are making changing to the Windows Media Center channel data in Europe

A heads up for Windows Media Center users in Europe via Barb Bowman. Microsoft are changing the channel lineup in Windows Media Center for users in Europe. Later this month Microsoft are removing out of date channels and adding data for new channels to the EPG which means you should check your scheduled recordings are still correct after the change.

This is the first time Microsoft have actually advised changes to the EPG data, in the past we have seen changes impact Media Center users and in some cases the guide data has disappeared altogether for a period of time.

The countries impacted are:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

More details on the Microsoft Answers forum.

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