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How to record tv to network share with Windows Media Center?

How to record tv to network share with Windows Media Center?

Well, you would think that Windows 7's new MediaCenter would be up to the task of recording your TV to a network share/drive. Too bad, it looks like it's just not possible.

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Guest [Entry]

"This isn't an exact solution, but at home I record to the local hard drive, then run a robocopy script every 6 hours that moves *.wtv files that are more than a day old to my server, which is also mapped as 'recorded tv' in win7.

this keeps the space on my media centre hdd down.

the reason i have the at least 1 day old rule is i don't want it moving / trying to move a file that is currently being recorded. I doubt i'll find a tv show that has to record for more than 24 hours :)"
Guest [Entry]

Using your Windows 2K8 R2 installation, you can setup an iSCSI device using StarWind. You can then use your Windows 7 to target the new software iSCSI device to mount it in away that appears to be a native drive to MCE.