Color-coded Media Center EPG.

By | January 5, 2011

Color coding EPGI like boring, but many of you may not.  So, did you know you can dress up the default Media Center EPG interface by color-coding your channels by the category they fall under?  No?  Good!  No messy registry editing or other scary hacks for this one…the Media Center EPG supports this natively!

Here’s how:

  1. Launch Media Center.
  2. Go to the Tasks start menu strip.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select TV.
  5. Select Guide.
  6. Select Guide Page Options.
  7. Place a check mark in Apply colored backgrounds to shows, based on their category.
  8. Click on Save and navigate to the Media Center EPG.
  9. Enjoy!

Color-coded EPG

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