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Putting together a MCE machine. This is more a curiosity issue than anything but does MCE run as a Windows service? Will it record scheduled programs if no one is logged on or it isn't running in the UI?

Specifically talking about Win7 MCE.

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Yes. Some of the services involved are:

  • Windows Media Center Extender Service
  • Windows Media Center Receiver Service
  • Windows Media Center Scheduler Service
  • Windows Media Center Service Launcher
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