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The TV guide in Windows Media Center only shows 7 lines. The font is massive and it is a real pain having to scroll so much to compare channels and see what is on.

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Does anyone have a fix to change the font size and display more lines at once? If there was just the option to decrease the font size throughout Windows Media Center - I'd take it.

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+1 for an excellent question that bugs me too! – Torben Gundtofte-Bruun Aug 4 '10 at 6:50
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The patch and procedure to increase the number of lines described here:
Hacking Windows 7 Media Center: Increasing the Default Number of Rows in the EPG

Patched W7 MCE screenshot

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Does exactly what it says on the tin! Thanks. – Kez Dec 9 '09 at 21:14

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