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Media Center Extender Service Keeps Disabling Itself

If you need help just ask. REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Mcx2Svc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f CMD: This method shows you how to Start/Stop and change Startup type of Media Center Extender Service from Command Prompt I was just wondering, why it takes a minute or two everytime I press the Guide button while watching a recorded program. Path to executable: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation Type services.msc and press Enter Services.msc: This method shows you how to Start/Stop Media Center Extender Service from Services.msc Please perform the following steps: Please his comment is here

It worked for me, anyway. The time now is 02:38. That would also allow me to cut out the Extender middleman, and give me more flexibility on what kinds of media I can play back. That will do the trick.

If this fails, please post the text from Event Viewer showing all the details. I am happy to report that I now have a functioning WMC. Delete the Mcx User account located under C:\Users (This is the account that is corrupted that wmc creates also I am assuming you don't have any media center extenders already connected So in order to see if this is your problem navigate to C:\Users\DEFAULT folder and inside you will see a ntuser.dat file, if not here is what you need to do

I'll keep looking. And even when the 360 would connect it would show a black screen for a while before the MC menu showed up. Scroll Down To; - 'Media Center Extender Service" - Right Click, Select Properties - Change Startup Type To: "Automatic" and "Start" the Service. "Network List Service" ------------------- 1. Mind reading is in another forum :-) My System Specs AngelProcesser View Public Profile Find More Posts by AngelProcesser 01 Jan 2010 #5 Bubby 7 hp 31 posts

Now open a cmd prompt and run this command replacing the location of your backup file. run/services.msc ====================================================== "Media Center Extender Service" --------------------------- 1. CHANGE HOMEGROUP SETTINGS TO WORK WITH WIN MEDIA CTR. =============================================================== 1. Mike Russell says: May 31, 2013 at 8:29 am Thanks a ton.

Than everything took care of itself!!!I'm so happy. All Windows and Media Center logos and trademarks are the property of Microsoft Corporation. Skip to content Devhammer Enterprises Consulting, Training, and Custom Development Menu and widgets Home Services The What is the Protected Storage (ProtectedStorage) service? All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Is Network Discovery on in your Network and Sharing Center? They do not give any specific error message. It's really undermining my wife's confidence in Media Center.

It did find one spyware item in one of the pre-release versions with a very low warning. this content Now try creating a new user profile and if it works then your media center extender service should work with no problems after these next few steps! 1. For months I used the same method to fix whatever problem it was at the time. HomeGroup 3.

Kept getting a generic "Configuration Error" message from Windows Media Center when attempting to add the XBOX as an extender. there is a services, which takes me to a box that let change the Media Center Extender Resourse to manual start up, but that didn't stop Media Center from starting up Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Return to the "Control Panel" to continue with the next steps below. =============================================================== II.

I have reformatted my computer about 5 times now, still with the same error, I cannot imagine my file becomes corrupt each time without having done anything yet? I use AVG as an antivirus program. Your computer doesn’t need the Mcx2Svc service to run.

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if you restart the that services and both dependencies don't restart with it, you may have a registry problem or codec pack. "you may perform the below steps and check if Now open command prompt by typing cmd in the windows 7 search bar and right-click and click Run as Administrator. I'm not sure what to do from here but I'll keep looking and post back when I figure it out. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry I didn't post this when I found it.

Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish. So in command prompt navigate to C:Windows\System32 by typing in cd c:\windows\system32 Now type in this command prompt command: reg save HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT "C:\users\%USERNAME%\desktop\ntuser.dat" /y [/c] So now a new uncorrupted ntuser.dat Disabling the Shell Hardware Detector worked. check over here My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number ZT Affinity OS Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit CPU AMD Athlon 64 X2 Windsor Motherboard MSI Memory Patriot PGS DDR2 PC 6400 800Mhz Graphics Card

Thanks!! 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sux010    0 0 7 posts February 3, 2009 Posted March 7, 2009 Just to be sure, you are One last thing before we get started. Change Startup Type To: "Automatic" and "Start" the Service. "UPnP Device Host" ---------------- 1. f.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Had Same Problem by takneb / September 10, 2008 3:52 AM PDT In reply to: How to stop Media Center from auto-launching???? Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. No, create an account now. ps - the 360 is wired and the laptop is wireless.

Type in the windows search bar: Windows Firewall. If you are it should adice you that it will restart another application (forgot which as I'm not home)If still having problems state me what your problems and errors are and Show File Extensions What is the Application Experience (AeLookupSvc) service? Apparently wmc needs to create a new user profile if you are configuring an extender and my ntuser.dat located under C:\Users\DEFAULT was missing!

Error: Only part of a ReadProcessMemory or WriteProcessMemory request was completed. - - 545 0 2 4 0 0x8000000000000000 Path to executable: C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation Startup type: Disabled Does my computer need the Media Center Extender Service (Mcx2Svc) service?

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