Windows Media Center:Scheduled Recordings-A few basic queries

Many users get confused regarding scheduled recordings in Windows Media Center.

Q.If I wish to have scheduled recording do I have to keep Windows Media Center running?

Ans.Yes,it either must be running or in sleep mode.

Q.Why not hibernation?

Ans.As hibernation thing has more issues with hardwares.

Q.Do I need to have an account logged on?

Ans.No.As Windows Media Center runs in the background.

Q.What about tv tuners in use?

Think a situation where either you are watching a live tv show is running a message will be popped up  “would you like to change the channel, or cancel the recording?”.If there is nobody,it will simply change the channel and execute scheduled recording.

More here:-

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Record-TV-in-Windows-Media-Center