Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 02

Media Center Extenders for Windows 8 – if it’s not an Xbox, it won’t work

…or so says Microsoft.  A colleague of mine at an unnamed company that makes Extenders and the like has confirmed this, and it appears Microsoft published a KB article in December of 2012 confirming this as well…

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2796618

So, if you’re using a Media Center Extender, and it’s NOT an Xbox 360, do NOT upgrade your Windows 7 Media Center box(es) to Windows 8, or your Extender(s) will stop working.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cluberti.com/blog/2013/01/02/media-center-extenders-for-windows-8-if-its-not-an-xbox-it-wont-work/

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