Windows 8 Media Center streaming to Xbox quality issues

Users are frustrated,annoyed but till no resolution from Microsoft.The end users are having issues with extremely poor videao streaming with XBOX 360 on Windows  8 Media Center platform.They had no such issue with Windows 7.There are lots of feedback -a few observations,like-

The .avi file which plays poorly:

video – XviD ISO MPEG-4

audio – MPEG-1 Layer 3 (2ch)

The .mp4 file which plays well

Video – AVC1 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
audio – mp4a: MPEG-4 AAC LC (6ch)
Some suggested:-

In many threads I found going back to Windows Seven is the ultimate solution.

At one point I found this reply from Microsoft moderator of the forum:-

“We’re looking into this and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience…”

He replied on 17th November-still no official fix from Microsoft.Unfortunate.

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