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Create a Slide Show in Windows 7 Media Center

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in How-to, Windows-7

With the release of Microsoft Windows 7 Windows Media Center is also introduced which allows users to experience complete multimedia features in a single application. This means that with the help of Windows Media Center users can watch TV play movies view slideshows etc. and they do not require to hunt for any third-party application in order to do such tasks. The matter of fact is that Windows Media Center is not just a viewer but it can also be used to create several things as far as multimedia objects are concerned. Same is the case with slide show. Windows Media Center allows users to create slideshows of your favorite images and it also allows them to run at the same time. Although several sideshow makers are available in the market and many of them are absolutely free of cost however logical thinking can be that why to go for any third-party application (paid or free) if Microsoft has so much to offer. As a Windows 7 user if you want to create slideshow in Windows Media Center you are required to follow the steps given as below:

  1. Logon to Windows 7 computer with any account as the process does not require any elevated privileges.

  2. At the bottom of start menu in search box type Windows Media Center and press enter key.

  3. On Windows Media Centre interface scroll down to Pictures + Videos category and click on picture library.

  4. On the appeared interface click on and then click on Create Slide Show.

  5. On the next screen specify the name of the new slideshow and click on Next button.

  6. On Select a location to browse for media window click on Picture Library radio button and click on Nextbutton.

  7. From the new window select the appropriate folder and click on the images to select them.

  8. Once done click on Next button and finally click on Create button to create the slideshow.