I'm just setting up my archaic gbpvr system exactly like this, for the same reasons as you, which entails an XP->Win7 upgrade so I don't have to run VMR9 FSE which makes custom tasks impossible. I stripped out all of the tabs from xbmc so it opens immediately to Videos, which is the only tab... only "moderately" clunky...
Originally Posted by BigMoose
Server: NPVR 3.2.9, 32" panel, W7 Pro, m-ITX, i3-2120, 4G DRAM, DCR-2650, SD EPG, xbmc "plugin" for Movies/Hulu/ESPN/YouTube/IceFilms
Client: NPVR 3.2.9, 23" panel, Acer Revo 1600, W7 Pro, MoCA networked