Event ID 200 — Windows Media Center Extender TV Playback

Applies To: Windows Vista

The Windows Media Center Extender TV features are enabled by streaming content from the Windows Media Center PC.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 200
Source: CongestionController
Version: 6.0
Message: An error occurred while retrieving network statistics.


Run the Network Tuner

Typically this message is informational and no action is required. If you are experiencing poor audio or video performance associated with these events, your Windows Media Center PC may be experiencing high CPU usage or conditions on the network that may be impacting playback. You should run the Network Performance Tuner.

To run the Network Performance Tuner:

  1. Ensure your Media Center Extender has been successfully partnered to your PC running Windows Media Center.
  2. On the Media Center Extender, make sure the Windows Media Center Start menu is visible.
  3. Select Task, and then Tune Network.
  4. To accurately measure your network performance, make sure no media playback occurs on the Media Center Extender while the Network Performance Tuner is in use.

Note: For best results, turn off your Media Center Extender and restart it before running the Network Performance Tuner so that all Media Center Extender resources are cleared.


TV playback on the Extender is high quality, with no pauses.

Windows Media Center Extender TV Playback

Windows Media Center Extender