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August 3, 2008

TVTonic Olympics: Customize Your Olympic Event Viewing Using Windows Vista Media Center

olympics12(2).jpgWhile it's a bit of a disappointment the TVTonic Olympic plugin only works in the United States thanks to NBC's exclusive coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, it looks to be a worthy installation if you want to customize your Olympic viewing schedule. When you install the plugin you get the regular TVTonic functionality that allows you to subscribe to "video podcasts" or web TV shows via RSS feeds, manageable through Vista Media Center. In a nutshell, it automates the collection of new web TV material you like and brings it all to one place where you can view it at your pleasure.

With the Olympics beginning August 8, Vista Media Center now has an Olympic icon under its Online Spotlight. With a simple installation of TVTonic Olympic, which only requires a remote, you'll be able to narrow down your Olympic viewing by sport and even by actual event. Because NBC typically covers the Olympics in 4 hours time slots, TVTonic Olympic can save you all kinds of time and allow you to watch your events of choice whenever you want.

The TVTonic Olympics plugin is free, so if you're a Vista Media Center user, live in the United States, and want a little control over your Olympic viewing you might as well give it a try.

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Posted by Justin Davey at August 3, 2008 8:14 AM

Recent Comments

Hi Can you tell me if you fixed this problem and how please? I am reciving the message
PROGRAM NOT RESPONDING
The AV-IN program has stopped responding and you will be returned to Windows Media Center.
I am using an AVER TV capture HD card
Thanks
Adam


Posted by: Adam Routier at March 21, 2010 3:38 PM

I am running a brand new Dell XPS M1530 and am trying to play my xbox on my PC threw WMC. I have a AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress NTSC and it has the ability to play AV signal threw WMC. I have installed the drivers and go the the option Online Media, then click on Program Library. I then click on the option AVerMedia Video Gaming Plug-In. After doing so I get the following message

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WARNING
Media Center is now in schedule event, Plug-in will stop.
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follow by this message

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PROGRAM NOT RESPONDING
The AV-IN program has stopped responding and you will be returned to Windows Media Center.
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can someone please help me, i have TvTonic instaled as well on my computer and have it set to downlaod the olympic event I have selected


Posted by: James IV at August 17, 2008 2:09 PM
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