[mythtv-users] MythTV vs. Windows Media Center

Reynolds, Brian Brian.Reynolds at Fiserv.com
Mon Feb 14 02:13:31 UTC 2011

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>     Some extenders only work with older versions of MCE. So a unit
> looks like a bargain might not be that useful. However, the big
> that seems to be completely unanswered is whether or not any MCE
> at any price is the equivalent of having a Windows PC as an extender.
>     Although for only $100, the hopeful future MCE user could
certainly buy
> one and put it through it's paces.

Yes, you have to be certain to get a V2 extender if you want to use
Vista or Win7.  The V1 extenders only work with earlier versions of
Windows.  The ones I found for $100 (Linksys DMA2100 and DMA2200) are

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