Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Want To Test Media Center in Windows 7? Survey Puts You In the Running

Microsoft is polling members of the Green Button community to find potential beta testers for Windows 7 Media Center.  You can learn something from a poll like this so I thought I'd share the questions with you.  As you read through them there is a particular interest in Satellite TV it seems which for me further confirms the DirecTV support coming in Windows 7.

Firs though, here are the instructions for completing the survey and putting your name in the hat to be a beta tester take from this GreenButton Forum Thread:
If you are chosen as a Media Center beta tester, we will follow-up with an email when a beta will be available.   
Please take a moment to complete the following instructions to access this survey. 
1.       Go to
2.       Please enter the following invitation code on the Connect main page, where it says “Were you invited to join Connect?”: 
3.       Complete Survey. 
You are only allowed to complete this survey once.   
Please chose just one (1) dedicated PC for testing when responding to this survey. 

If you experience any issues accessing this survey, please contact
- Pete Brown,  Green Button Moderator

And for those who are curious, but don't want to fill out the survey, here it is in all its glory:
Nothing too exciting, but it is interesting that Microsoft is asking a lot of questions about Satellite TV users on page 3 and 4 below:

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