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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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Record TV Shows

One of the best aspects of Media Center is the recording feature. With it, you can record TV programs, series, and movies. This option is a welcome one for anyone who lives with other people—no more disagreements over which show to watch and when! Each person can record what they want and then tune in later when it won’t bother other people.

You can record programs in many different ways, and we’ll explain each of them so you can decide which ones will work best for you.

Use the Remote Control

The easiest option is available with the remote control—just press the red Record button on the remote when you are watching a live TV show to begin recording it immediately. You can also open the guide, find the show you want to record, and ...

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