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Is there a way to remotely schedule recordings with Media Center on Windows 7? I've tried using remote desktop, but find that media center quits as I connect.

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You could install VNC as a remote desktop tool. It will reuse the console session and may not kill the Media Center http://www.tightvnc.com/download.html

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So a little more research has revealed a some options.

As @uSlackr suggested VNC is a workable option (+1), although possibly a little heavy handed when windows already has RDP.

Remote Potato also seems to address this issue and more (also pretty heavy handed). Some info on remote potato:

http://lifehacker.com/353559/watch-and-schedule-media-center-recordings-from-any-computer http://superuser.com/questions/225104/windows-media-center-command-line-options View scheduled recordings remotely

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