Adventures in creating a Windows 7 HTPC – Part 2

In my previous post, I described the requirements and purchasing decisions around a new Windows Media Center based PC, running Windows 7, and acting as a no-touch appliance. When I left off, I had purchased an HP s5100z PC and added an HD 4350 Video board. The box happily booted Vista Home Basic.  At this…

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Adventures in creating a Windows 7 HTPC – Part 1

Recently I decided it was time to jump back whole hog into the Windows Media Center experience now that Win7 is baked. In these next few posts, I’ll explain the choices I made and the process I went through to get a first class experience. I had last used the full blown Media Center experience…

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