How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Tonts

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Fancy a bit of DIY or just a very good howto guide for setting up your own HTPC system try this guide from the Lifehacker site,
http://lifehacker.com/5936546/how-i-built-the-media-center-of-my-dreams-for-under-500

Combine that with these two other posts of mine to get the complete round up of how i did mine,
http://www.xbmchub.com/forums/giveaways/20343-show-off-your-xbmc-setup-chance-win-g-box-midnight-mx2.html#post176425
you can to easily ;),

http://www.xbmchub.com/forums/audio-video-talk/20503-how-calibrate-your-hdtv-better-video-quality-30-minutes.html

http://www.xbmchub.com/forums/audio-video-talk/20503-how-calibrate-your-hdtv-better-video-quality-30-minutes.html

And form the XBMC.Org the official wiki howto,
The XBMC Live TV and PVR/DVR Setup Guide
http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=PVR
http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=PVR_FAQ


Enjoy the guides and try it your self just don't blame me if you get addicted to XBMC :cool:
 
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k_zeon

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one quick question. If running XBMC on a windows OS machine, what about security from outside sources over the network.
Would it be possible for someone to hack into this Windows machine.
Would you set up a firewall and Antivirus etc