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Windows Xbox Video Player pauses when I am trying to use it in order to transcribe video into text

Is it possible to use Windows Xbox Video Player as a transcription tool? I want the video to continue playing while I am typing in a text document in order to put the video message into text. I tried ...
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Windows media center Extender Error

I recently brought a new computer and when i try to link my Xbox 360 to my external hard drive using windows media centers extender option (what everyone uses) but i get this error after 2 steps and ...
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Windows 7 not sharing all shared files

I've been having some trouble sharing video files from my Windows 7 computer to my other devices. I have a few videos I'd like to watch on my TV, and I'm trying to stream them from my computer to ...
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Windows Media Player Play to - failed to retrieve media information from media server

So, I'm recently having issues playing any sort of mp4 file to my xbox one. Everytime I try, I just get the message "Failed to retrieve media information from media server". I've tried the common ...
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Which settings should I use on VLC to transcode a video to play on Xbox 360?

I tried to convert a video on VLC a few times to play on Xbox but I can't find the right settings. I used a few formats specified in this page but they didn't work. I also found this page that ...
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Why is Xbox Video app unable to play AVI files?

On my Windows 8 Pro system, Windows Media Player is able to play some AVI video files. It means that required codecs to play those files are installed in the system. Then, why is Xbox Video (Metro ...
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How can I keep Windows 8 Xbox video from disappearing?

I am an unwilling and unhappy user of Windows 8. I'm watching a series of course lectures as mp4 files, and the default video player is Xbox. It's fine, and a decent video player, but I need to ...