I believe this http://mpc-hc.org/ can be configured to change refresh rate automatically for you.
Automatic display refresh rate switching perhaps?
You could swap out MPC-HC for JRiver Media Center.
To not use a Keyboard and mouse I use:
Hardware - Logitech 1100i remote control and a MCE...
Future Gotham feature: Starting with XBMC v13, the minimum requirement for XBMC is Vista.
I can't see an extra left mouse button on the far left as on the K400 and K400R. I use this button heaps for drag and drop....
OK I tried Unified Remote last night. No it's not going to replace my IR remote as it's not as good for doing HTPC stuff and it's not as good as...
When I want to do computer stuff I use the Logitech K400.
When I want to use my computer for HPTC stuff, I use a Logitech Harmony 1100i with...
The media bottons/keys are the primary ones and to use the Function (F) keys which are secondary you have to hold down the the blue FN key.
Had one and hated it, too fidly.
They do mate, well sorta, have a look:...
Forget backlit and just get a Logitech K400 or 400R for peanuts.
RIP as a full disc to a folder.
Sounds a bit pedantic.
I think you got all the 'bits' when you did a full disc rip to a folder.
Why bother with blu-ray ISO?
A blu-ray disc rip to a folder is supported so much more.
Not so true, it cost me $9.98 to upgrade from version 5 to 6 of TMT.
Also I think you're comparing apples, oranges and pears there.
But what about when you hire a movie from the store and just want to watch it? Like spending 20 minutes while ripping first do you? :)
I use DVD Fab Passkey for decrypting.
I use JRiver Media Center for movie playback.
I use Arcsoft TMT 6 for full menus.
This gets the full job...
And windows 8 gives you access to the XBOX Video streaming service: http://www.xbox.com/en-AU/video
My other half uses Windows Media Center for recording all the time and has no problem using it.
Got a link you can point me at for that please?
EDIT: Don't worry, found them! :)