Microsoft has released an update for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update is available from the Microsoft Download Center. This update addresses an issue in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2.
With this issue, when you are recording analog TV, you receive a "protected content" error message. Additionally, the recording stops. This update is intended for computers that have Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 installed.
For Windows XP Media Center 2005 with Update Rollup 2 configurations that use an analog TV broadcast without a set-top box, this update improves the experience of recording television shows. Previously, some shows may have been blocked, and you may have received "protected content" error messages.
Note: This issue does not apply to configurations that use a set top box.
For more information, please visit the 'Update to address "protected content" error messages in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB954086)' article.
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