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A program recording system is provided to allow a user of an interactive viewing system to record a preselected program. The interactive viewing system includes at least one program guide that allows user selection of a program for recording. In response to the user selection, the system sets a record tag that is associated with the selected program and identifies the selected program for recording. The record tag is monitored and, at the appropriate time, prompts the system to control the recording of the selected program.

Title
System and method for automatically recording programs in an interactive viewing system
Application Number
8/435820
Publication Number
5805763
Application Date
May 5, 1995
Publication Date
September 8, 1998
Inventor
Joseph H Matthews III
Redmond
WA, US
Frank A Lawler
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
H04N 7/16
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