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Add TV Channel Logos to Windows 7 Media Center

Are you tired of those bland channel listings in Windows Media Center? Do you wish they had nice colorful logos like a commercial DVR? Here we look at adding a bit of color and flair to Media Center Channel listings with My Channel Logos.

Download, extract, and run the installer file.

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When the install is finished, go to Start \ All Programs \ My Channel Logos to open the application. As you run My Channel Logos for the first time, it will proceed to download your regional logos to your PC.

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After the Logo download is complete, the My Channel Logos windows will open. Click the Auto Populate Logos button to automatically assign logos to your channel listings.

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When finished you will see a pop-up window indicating how many logos have been assigned. Click “OK.”

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Under Merged Channel Listing, click to expand Channels without logos to see which, if any, of your channels are missing logos.

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If you have some missing logos, you can choose to manually assign your own custom 96×42 pixel .png image. To assign a custom logo, click to highlight the channel, then click on the the dark blue box under logos.

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This will pop up a browser window to allow you to browse your computer for a logo. When you’ve selected your .png image, click “Open.”

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Your new logo will now been added to the channel listings.

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Close out of My Channel Logos and open Windows Media Center to The TV listings guide and check out your new logos.

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That’s it! Sit back and enjoy the new rich, colorful appearance of your channel listings.

Download My Channel Logos

Andrew is a media center geek with some serious Windows skills. He's never far from a WiFi connection or a great cup of coffee.

  • Published 02/16/10

Comments (3)

  1. russell bishop

    i have the wndows 7 home premium why don’t i have the tv progam guide?

  2. DigitalGeekery

    Do you have a TV tuner card install & configured? If not, the program guide won’t show up in WMC.

  3. Pierre26

    MCL Vers 1.22 not running at all under Win 7 x64 with a TV tuner setted and running.
    When you choose your region in pref (FR) and update : NOTHING done and then still on ARgentine
    Why does not you simply give the pack of these files in a direct link. Well near nothing to do with it

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