After completing the setup the guide listings message indicating a successful update appeared a few minutes later.

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-Right click the Command Prompt shortcut and select Run as Administrator from the drop down menu. -Wait a few seconds for a reply that the IP address has been released. -Wait a few seconds for a reply that the IP address has been re-established. -Close the command prompt and reboot computer Last step is to run “Set Up TV Signal” from the WMC settings menu.

After running the set up it should take 3-5 mins for the guide to update.

From discussions on this thread and recommendations from ewtaylo1 (huge thanks!

) I was able to put together a workaround which works for my system and from feedback I’ve received in twitter it appears to be working on other systems.

-In the File name field, type C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts. -Replace the IP address at the bottom of file with: .113 data.tvdownload.72.2 tvdownload.-Click File Save to save your changes.

B-) CLEAN GUIDE DOWNLOAD AND ASSIGNMENT (By Wyldwof): -Close WMC -Open Task Scheduler – Control Panel, System and Security, Administrative Tools, Schedule Tasks -In the left tree expand Task Scheduler Library, Microsoft, Windows, Media Center -In the right pane under name, right-click Object Store Recovery Task, and click Run (let it run for 2 mins) -Close Task Scheduler C-DNS FLUSH -Click Start. -Select Accessories and locate the Command Prompt shortcut.

So far, we have resolved a large number of data quality issues, addressed the series recording issues (if not, let us know!

), and are working on the cable card issues currently.

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, e Week and Baseline.

She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).

The issue was easy to see when opening the guide which looked a lot like the screenshot below.