Remove Internet TV from Your Windows Media Center Channel Guide

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As a longtime fan of Windows Media Center, I was excited to see what new features the Windows 7 version would bring to the table.

For example, the TV channel guide now includes an Internet TV section where you can stream clips and full episodes of popular CBS shows. It's a nifty addition--but I don't want it cluttering up my guide. (Call me old-fashioned.)

Fortunately, there's an easy way to remove some or all of these "channels." Here's how:

1. Start Windows Media Center, then head to Tasks, Settings, TV, Guide, Edit Channels.

2. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the channel list (which may be quite long). The Internet TV channels start at 9000.

3. Clear the checkboxes next to any channels you want to remove from the guide.

4. Click Save, then head back to the guide to see the results.

Don't worry--you can still access these streaming goodies by going to TV, Internet TV. They won't be categorized quite the same, and you may have to use the Search feature to find certain shows, but they're still there.

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