Windows 8 Media Center and my Clock

Something strange happened on my Windows 8 Media Center computer.  I didn’t really realize it because the computer’s clock is “always right”, right?  But I slowly started missing more and more of the beginning of my recorded TV shows.  Then, after several months, I realized that the clock on my computer was drifting. That seemed weird. After all, it’s…

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Slowing down searchfilterhost.exe on my Media Center box when Xbox 360 Extender is attached

I noticed an oddity with Media Center Extenders that didn’t work very well with my system, and was causing my computer’s SearchFilterHost.exe to unnecessarily re-index a bunch of stuff in my media libraries.  I’m not on the Media Center team, but I poked around and found out some stuff. Whenever you connect an extender, there’s…

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