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Help! HW for XP media center

Krazy Owl

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Hi. I would like to build a rig using the XP media center edition and i would like to know if this version is 32 bits ...64 bits ...or both? I have all the hardware need to build a custom media center rig with older single core stuff and even AGP card with HDMI. Some places tells that you absolutly need an OEM rig but is it true or i can nstall it on my custom rig?

Thank you !
 
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XP media center is almost (or already) dead. You should use a Linux distribution like XBMC.

Since you're from Montreal you probably speaks french?: http://www.xbmc.fr/download/
If you don't: http://xbmc.org/

XBMCbuntu is a Media Center OS.
 

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I've never know and understood linux even if i tried. I hate these synaptics packages and updates and never understood how to remove the older ones. I will stick to windows. Thx.
 
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WMC is 32 bit. Not really sure what your asking on the other part of your question. But agreed with XBMCbuntu.
 
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Hi. I would like to build a rig using the XP media center edition and i would like to know if this version is 32 bits ...64 bits ...or both? I have all the hardware need to build a custom media center rig with older single core stuff and even AGP card with HDMI. Some places tells that you absolutly need an OEM rig but is it true or i can nstall it on my custom rig?

Thank you !
You don't need an OEM rig to run anything. You can install it on your custom rig if you so desire.