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i know, xp is no longer supported operating system of ms ...etc.

 

speccy detects only xp pro sp3

 

I do not know how the identification works, but certainly could be for detecting the following directory

 

1.) "c:\programme\windows plus"

 

and/or

 

2.) --> rightklick desktop -->

 

in "properties of display" --> "representation"? --> "window and button"? --> "Media Center-Style"?

 

German: "Eigenschaften der Anzeige" --> Schaltfläche "Fenster und Schaltflächen" --> "Media Center-Stil"

 

 

with this two things could be detecting this spezial version of xp pro..., mh?

 

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... two additional points to detect

 

3.) System properties --> General --> "Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 SP3"

 

4.) special software installations on MCE 2005

--> "Windows Digitalmedienerweiterungen"

and

--> "Media Center"

 

 

 

 

 

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I highly doubt that they will make changes for a dead OS but I'd assume this has more to do with the way MS "advertises" the os level to programs than with speccy. Does ccleaner reply with the same information?

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yes. no one of piriform tools can detect "Windows XP3 MCE 2005 Rollup 2" or another version of MCE

 

i have perhaps helpful info for detecting...

 

first:

 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center

 

value name = Version of Media Center Edition (on my pc is 4.0 after update with SP3 and Rollup 2)

 

Windows Media Center Version                                                                             Ident value

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002                                                                         < 2.7

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004                                                                            2.7 or 2.8

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (incorporating Windows XP SP2)                        3.0

Update Rollup 1 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005                                             3.1

Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005                                            4.0

Windows Media Center in Windows Vista 5.0 Windows Media Center TV Pack                 5.1

Windows Media Center in Windows 7                                                                                6.0

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second:

 

Hosted HTML and the User-Agent Header

The User-Agent header for web applications built using HTML contains a combination of Internet Explorer-based variables and Windows Media Center-specific items, as follows:

[MediaCenterIdentValue];[MediaCenterBinariesVersion]
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User-Agent, Browserkennung: for example:
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 4.0)

 

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