Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Summary
4. Select the Recorded TV media library and click Next.
5. Select Add Folders To The Library and click Next.
6. Select Let Me Manually Add A Shared Folder and click Next.
7. Type in the shared folder path, such as \\Server123\SharedFolder , and
also a username and password that has access to the shared folder. Click
Next when ready to connect to the share.
8. Click Yes, Use These Locations on the confirmation screen and then click
Finish.
After you have added the new network share to your library, you can click
the green button in the top right of the Media Center window to return to
the main menu. You are now able to watch recorded shows that are stored on
another computer.
Using Third-Party Windows Media Center Add-Ons
Many very useful and cool third-party add-ons are available for Windows Media
Center that really help you get even more out of it. As Windows Media Center
is becoming increasingly popular, even more add-ons are being developed and
released. The following is a list of some of the best add-ons available now for
Windows 8 Media Center:
TwitterMCE ( http://tweaks.com/318798 ): T weet directly from
Windows Media Center while watching or listening to your favorite media.
Hulu Desktop http://tweaks.com/997439 ( ): In tegrate Hulu Desktop
into Media Center with this helpful add-on.
MCEBrowser ( http://tweaks.com/467327 ): R emember Microsoft’s
WebTV? Make your own WebTV and browse the Web on your
television with this add-on and Windows Media Center.
Most of the Windows Media Center 2005 add-ons also seem to work well in
Windows 8 Media Center. Visit http://tweaks.com/455938 fo r even more Media
Center add-ons that will work in Windows 8 Media Center.
Summary
This chapter covered almost every aspect of Windows Media. You started
with tweaking your audio settings with the cool new features such as Virtual
Surround sound and Room Correction. Then you moved on to customizing
Windows Media Player 12 and taking advantage of its new features. Finally, I
 
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