Issue with green button

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thibbea

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Issue with green button

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Post by thibbea » Thu Sep 07, 2023 7:28 pm

Hello, when i reboot my media center work well. i can close mediaccenter and push greenbutton on media center controller everything work well. but if i wait 2-3 minutes green button work only when media center is launch.

Any ideas ?

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Post by technodevotee » Fri Sep 15, 2023 5:27 pm

Can you see the Media Center Tray Applet in the taskbar all the time or does it disappear after a while?

If it disappears, it may be that the startup shortcut is missing or disabled.

Alhough WMC kicks off the process, it gets shut down after a while.

However the green button on the remote needs it running even when WMC isn't. The workaround is a switch (surviveehschedtermination) in the startup shortcut that keeps it running.

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