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WMC programming guide warning

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Post by middlfam » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:40 am

Since I use EPG123, I do not care that Microsoft is ending support for the default programming guide. The constant warning about that is annoying. Is there any way to get rid of that warning?

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Post by garyan2 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:55 am

I've only seen it that one time back in September and never seen it since. Did you click the [Learn More] button? Maybe that is the trigger to stop the message.
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Post by KarterJK » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:44 am

gives it to me every time i access guide. Windows 8. Several different machines. Been trying to get an answer via Microsoft, you all know how that goes.

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Post by SoNic67 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:46 am

Same here. Every time I press the guide button, the warning appears.
Windows 7.

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Post by vkdyer » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:40 am

Same here. I installed EPG123 on my Windows 7 computer last week, and everything worked great. Tonight I installed it on my parent's Windows 7 computer and the warning comes up every time I click on the guide. I came home and booted up my computer, and now it's doing it to. It's very annoying, and I'd sure love to know how to turn it off.

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Post by Jacoats » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:48 am

Same here. How do we kill this nag ? Registry edit ?


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Post by KarterJK » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:13 am

My guess is that it has to be a KB that they recently installed, a matter of finding which it is and getting rid of it. My best guess.

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Post by Bee_Dee_3_Dee » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:42 am

KarterJK wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:13 am
My guess is that it has to be a KB that they recently installed, a matter of finding which it is and getting rid of it. My best guess.
i checked and nothing was installed on mine.

i thought that the WMC Sys-Tray icon having a check-mark next to, "Enable Automatic Updates" could have caused an update. but no nothing new.

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Post by Bee_Dee_3_Dee » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:08 am

i got rid of it doing the following:

-logged off and back on.
-started WMC and nag still popped-up.
-then clicked big green button after playing a recording and nag still popped-up.
-then clicked on guide and nag still popped-up.
-but then it went away after viewing a couple live channels. :)

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Post by davidhp » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:44 am

Just tonight, the annoying popup on WMC stating Microsoft is stopping the EPG in Jan is popping up every action I take. I am already on EPG 123, so this is very annoying is this going to happen for another month and a half?

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Post by d00zah » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:32 am

I never installed 'KB4493132' so I've never gotten this, but uninstalling the patch should do the trick:

https://www.howtogeek.com/408556/how-to ... port-nags/

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Post by markfromBrooklyn » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:40 pm

As of tgis morning I am no longer getting the Microsoft warning; I am also not getting the EPG123 status logo displayed in the lower right corner of the screen. I will see whether either of these returrn. I may uninstall the patch mentioned above.

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Post by glorp » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:11 pm

Same after one more instance of it happening on initial WMC start up today. EPG123's logo is fine for me. And I have never had KB4493132 installed on my system nor have any option to uninstall it, so whatever caused this is still lurking.

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Post by KarterJK » Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:25 am

Mine stopped as well.. Had to pour ''Gremlin BeGone'' on all of my computers

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Post by vkdyer » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:00 am

Both my family's computers have recovered from it too, and I'm glad it's gone. Must have been a Thanksgiving Day Easter Egg.

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Post by RodBarnes » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:18 am

When I got the initial warnings in September, I switched to EPG123 and then the warning went away. Just the other night I began getting it again. But having done like @Bee_Dee_3_Dee, it seems to have gone away now. I hope it is gone forever. Not helping...

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:48 am

Though I never got the pleasure of seeing the warning again, it sure got quite a few folks excited. Here is a snapshot of the website for yesterday... Thanksgiving, no less.
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Post by SoNic67 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:25 pm

MS is great :D
I have directed at least one guy to your site, just because of this warning. He didn't know he has an option to extend the life of his WMC...

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