Show tags for wtv files in properties on Windows 10

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Show tags for wtv files in properties on Windows 10

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Post by driver7 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:41 am

Hello, I was wondering if there was any way to show the tags inside of file explorer properties in windows 10 like previous windows versions? Like when you right click a wtv file and select properties where it shows the description ect..

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Post by Crash2009 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:56 am

What version of Win 10 are you using?

Could you type winver into cortana and hit enter?

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Post by driver7 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:19 pm

Crash2009 wrote:What version of Win 10 are you using?

Could you type winver into cortana and hit enter?
Windows 10 pro build 1703

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Post by Crash2009 » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:39 am

I just tried it on Win10 Pro N and Win10 10586.

The RecordedTV folder shows the details, just like Win7.

Did you move the files into a different folder than RecordedTV?

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Post by driver7 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:23 pm

Crash2009 wrote:I just tried it on Win10 Pro N and Win10 10586.

The RecordedTV folder shows the details, just like Win7.

Did you move the files into a different folder than RecordedTV?
I probably should have been a little more clear, the machine running WMC is actually a separate machine running 8.1, the recorded tv folder is a mapped network drive on a W10 machine.

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Post by Crash2009 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:31 am

I believe the WMC Recorded TV Library Setup will give you the properties you desire.

viewtopic.php?p=106172#p106172

Try option 3.....for credentials, us an admin account from the Win10 box.

viewtopic.php?p=122843#p122843

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Post by jfreiman » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:18 am

driver7 wrote:
Crash2009 wrote:I just tried it on Win10 Pro N and Win10 10586.

The RecordedTV folder shows the details, just like Win7.

Did you move the files into a different folder than RecordedTV?
I probably should have been a little more clear, the machine running WMC is actually a separate machine running 8.1, the recorded tv folder is a mapped network drive on a W10 machine.
I have the same issue with Windows 10 and this has been the cast for as long as I remember -- stupid that Microsoft stripped ALL WMC related features from Windows 10!!
The way I get around this is to install the Windows 10 Media Center hack on my Windows 10 PCs and tablets. This allows them -- and programs like MCEBuddy and others to accurately read the relevant data such as show name, episode title, original airdate, description, etc.

I used to have to re-run the installation after every Windows 10 update since they used to 'correct' overwrite these changes. However, I don't think I've had to re-install / patch Windows 10 with WMC in quite a while....

This is a Property Details on my Windows 10 PC looking at a recording on a Network shared folder.
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Patched Windows 10 WTV Recording Details
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I tried following the tutorial on the MCEBuddy website to add the metadata reading ability to Windows Server versions, but I could never get it to work. Thank goodness for the hacking project or I would be up shits creek!

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Post by Crash2009 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:16 am

How to install WMC in Win10

viewtopic.php?p=116045#p116045

You will need a membership at MDL

The software is on page 1 https://forums.mydigitallife.net/thread ... ves.61061/

Use version 8.8.1 read the Readme.txt and Workaround.txt

Download the file, right click unblock, Unzip and extract to c:\WMC\V8.8.1

Follow the directions in the readme

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