One popular option for those who have Windows XP without the Windows Media Center has been GB-PVR.  It was a nice program once one got past setting up the electronic program guide (EPG).  That little step made it unlikely that a non-techie would find it attractive to use.

For reasons sited in their forum, GB-PVR is dead.  Long live N-PVR.  For those who like to customize and code plug-ins or simply have access to cool plug-ins, the forum promises that plug-ins will be given freedom to control just about everything.  For those who hate setting up an EPG, you can watch TV now without one.

Watch this blog for a potential test drive in the near future.

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