Computers powered by Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 are called Media Center PCs. They are complete Windows XP-based PCs enhanced for home entertainment.
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is an operating system that enables you to enjoy the best in home entertainment, personal productivity, and creativity on your home PC. With Media Center Edition 2005, you can store, share, and enjoy all of your photos, music, home video, and recorded TV in one place.
Media Center PC may include the following components –
– remote control to communicate with the computer and also controls your cable or satellite set-top box that complements the keyboard and mouse.
– best TV experience on your computer monitor and captures your television signal from a cable, satellite, or antenna source and record it to your computer’s hard disk.
– display Media Center content on a television connected to your computer.
– integrate digital audio from your computer into an existing home entertainment system.
Microsoft site allows you to compare the 5 different Windows XP editions. Read more about the Media Centre Experience. Its time you upgraded if you want total home entertainment!