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The General section contains settings that affect MediaPortal as a whole.
Accessing General Settings
These options can also be set from within the MediaPortal interface, see Settings > General MP Settings.
The left Navigation Panel can be expanded by clicking on the + symbol to show all the General configuration options.
The General Configuration section contains sub pages for:
On the main General page:
Default: Debug for Beta release - information for Final release
Sets the detail level of the log files that are stored in the
log folder underneath the MediaPortal application folder. See log4net logging for information about configuring log files in MediaPortal.
Sets the priority of MediaPortal, higher gives MediaPortal more systems resources but too high can make the system unstable or crash when MediaPortal crashes.
Watchdog enabled - monitor crashes
Watchdog is the MediaPortal Debug tool. It can monitor MediaPortal and automatically gather the log files, zip them to your desktop and restart MediaPortal for you, if you choose.
Automatically Restart MP
Default: Enabled - auto restarts MP if it crashes
Note: You can also run Watchdog by using the MediaPortal Debug-Mode Shortcut which you will find on your Windows Start menu under Team-MediaPortal > MediaPortal.
Delay in Seconds
Sets a delay before MediaPortal restarts.