Windows 7 Media Center 'video corruption' issue affecting Ultimate, Home, and Professional

On Windows Media Center running “Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Home Premium, or Windows 7 Professional,” when switching channels on broadcast television, or loading certain broadcast recordings, video output will become corrupted. This corruption may last from a few seconds and automatically correct; or may persist until channel is changed or an alternate recorded file […]

On Windows Media Center running “Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Home Premium, or Windows 7 Professional,” when switching channels on broadcast television, or loading certain broadcast recordings, video output will become corrupted. This corruption may last from a few seconds and automatically correct; or may persist until channel is changed or an alternate recorded file is played. The specific sequence of events triggers a prolonged error recovery sequence on ATI hardware. Microsoft is yet to provide a fix, and currently working with ATI to address this issue, KB2008334.