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Upgrade Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium - will I lose recorded TV?

Upgrade Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium - will I lose recorded TV?

I'm seriously considering upgrading to Windows 7 on release, especially now that the UK price for doing so is actually reasonable for once, but am worried about losing the ~600GB of TV that I have recorded. AFAIK the recording format changed from the RTM Vista code when the TV Pack (Fiji?) was introduced to OEMs a while back and it is not possible to convert existing recordings to the new format.

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Guest [Entry]

Yes. Media Center in 7 saves recorded shows as .wtv files but it can still read the older .dvr-ms format that Vista used (without the TVPack).
Guest [Entry]

I haven't directly upgraded my Media Center HTPC from Vista to 7 yet, but I upgraded a laptop, and was able to view Recorded TV shared from the HTPC.