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Windows Vista®: Home Entertainment with Windows® Media Center and Xbox 360™ by Greg Slack, S. E. Slack

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Chapter 9. Working with Media Center Controls and Settings

  • Work with the General settings

  • Establish the Music settings

  • Set up closed captioning

WINDOWS MEDIA CENTER has some great settings and controls that you can set up to meet your needs. Parental controls, for example, can help you stay on top of what your kids are watching and when. Settings such as Automatic Download Options can retrieve album art or other information from the Internet for you. And musical visualizations can really add some spice to your life as music flows from your Media Center entertainment system.

Since your household is different from the household next door, Media Center makes it easy for you to set up your home entertainment so that it works for everyone in your home. ...

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