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Media center problem please help!

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I am having a problem with windows media center for xp home edition. when i open media center my screen will turn black and then my mouse will start blinking quickly. when i try ctrl-alt-del to close out of it my computer wont close it and i end up having to hard boot it. please help.

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    sounds like your memory needs some adjustment. what kind of computer do you have?

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Http://support.microsoft.com/kb/895678/en-us ,http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887213/en-us, http://support.microsoft.com/search/default.aspx?catalog=LCID%3D1033&query=window+media+center&mode=r , try these sites and if these dont fix the problem then get back to me and i will not quit till you are back to haveing a pleasant computer experiance. good luck.

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guess you didn't knew that.
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