Custom boot video?

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Care to tell us what skin you are using and pastebin your home.xml. I've only modded a few skins to suit my needs. I'm no coding expert but who knows, I may see something.

I'm using Nox and I've added the line of code to line 3 of the home.xml. Maybe try that. If you add it into line 3 of Nox and it works then you will know that you just need to work on the home.xml file.

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I'm using the Xperience skin and I actually did put the line of code on the 3rd line as well. I'll do the pastebin thing tomorrow because i just shut the computer down for the night. I did notice something though since i put that code in, it seems that whenever i press the escape key, the intro movie plays. It's interesting. Before i shutdown, i commented the code out in home.xml.

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In my intro thread a user reported that they got it working by putting it as the first line of the home.xml file. Maybe try the same with yours.

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Ok i just tried it with the first line of code, and is still replays when i press escape. O well, it's not a big deal.

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If not create a startup.xml file in the skins root folder and see then XBMC will auto-boot from that file when loading (I think) and if you put the play video command in there it will work. The home.xml doesn't need to be changed at all, that is how ReFocus handles it anyway...

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