Installing Media Center Master
The current version of Media Center Master is 2.14. Version 1.32 has been used for many the examples in the wiki, so beware that some of the options may be expanded or look different than various screen shots.
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The intended purpose of this section is for it to be used as a complete manual for a first time installation of Media Center Master. Starting with the "Installation Notes" and finishing with a successful "First Run."
There are two (2) "Quick Set-up Guides available: a Premium Version with Torrent Downloads and a Premium Version with Usenet Downloads. They both provide a basic set-up configuration for downloading Movies and TV Series Episodes with the associated meta-data for each. There are no images, no details about the steps, no information about the how the processing of fetching meta-data, downloads, or automation works.
For most users, downloading and installing Media Center Master is a straightforward task. Although, Media Center Master installs with a set of default options, there are several options left for the user to configure.
The installation guides are written with an intent the user has an interest in creating a media collection from scratch, has some knowledge and experience with BitTorrents. The Main focus of the installation guides is to complete a successful first run, test, by:
- Preparing for,
- Installing, and
- An instance of Media Center Master integrated with
- An instance of uTorrent
- To automatically;
- Create a TV Series folder,
- Create season folder/s,
- Download, rename, and move
- Episodes, related text, and image files to
- Corresponding folders,
- Located on the system hard drive of a computer.
To reduce errors with a first time configuration set-up for all users of Media Center Master, the installation guides will not include instructions on how to set configurations for downloading Movies, Trailers, or Actors/Cast/Crew Members Thumbnails..., nor will there be any information about preparing and/or adding an existing media collection to Media Center Master. There will be no instructions given for networking/interfacing a media collection with any Media Center programs or products (e.g., Windows Media Center, MediaPortal, MediaBrowser, Popcorn Hour, or XBMC). These extras require, separate, individual preparations and customized user settings, and are not used by all users.