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    Media Center


    At the moment i'm dual booting with win 7 and 8. I have no problem using Media Center on the XBox and the PC when i'm in win 7. Windows firewall is on and XBox can see my hard-disk which is connected to my wireless Asus router. However i cannot do the same when i'm on win 8. I tried with the Windows firewall off and i still can't connect. The settings on my wireless router must be OK since i connect when i'm on win 7. I keep entering the 8 digits code and Media Center can't find my XBox. I even did the setup again on win 7 side and had no problem. I tried also the same 8 digits code that was given at the time and tried it on win 8 and still no luck. My XBox see the network and can connect to the Internet and Windows Live. However it doesn't see my PC. Again no problems when i'm in win 7. Are there settings that are different in win 8 for Media Center? I've spent an entire afternoon trying to fix this, so some help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    win 7-win 8 pro

    Anybody out there with an idea?
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    Lots of issues between the Xbox extender and Windows 8. Some can't connect at all while others seem to have freezing problems.

    Apparently updating the network, and other system drivers can help and there are some Windows and Xbox updates that may help fix this problem.

    Windows 8 Media Center / XBOX 360 Extender (crashing & - Microsoft Community

    View topic - XBOX extender keeps loosing connection Windows 8

    Troubleshoot problems with a Windows Media Center Extender device
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