Windows Media Center killed off by Windows 10


Windows Media CenterIt would seem that Microsoft may be killing off Windows Media Center with Windows 10, at least according to Ed Bott who confirmed this with a Microsoft executive during a private meeting at the Build developers’ conference in San Francisco. Of course Windows Media Center will still function on your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC as long as you don’t upgrade to Windows 10. The following message will appear if you try to upgrade a PC with Windows Media Center to Windows 10:

wmc-incompatibleThe death of Windows Media Center isn’t shocking at all to most as it hasn’t exactly been a secret that Microsoft hasn’t done anything in years with it, still it makes me sad to see it die; Windows Media Center was where it all started for meĀ and likewise for others.

Good-bye old friend…RIP.