Configure Medusa Windows to download TV series from Usenet

In the tutorial configure Medusa Windows. We are going to configure Medusa program. To automatically download TV series from Usenet. Also known as the newsgroups. It is important that the NZBGet all ready is installed. And you must be able to download from the newsgroups. If that is not yet the case. then follow first NZBGet tutorial.

Create shared folder tv shows for Medusa

windows tv create medusa folder

Create a folder in a location where you have a lot of space. to save your TV series.

Open Windows Explorer. Choose the location where you want to create the folder. Right-clickin Windows Explorer. And choose Newand then Folder.

Right-clickon the TVmap. Then choose properties.

Go to the Sharetab. Click Share. Select Everyone.And click Add.

Now everyone in your home network can access your series.

Configure Medusa Settings

Start your internet browser. And open Medusa. Default is this http://127.0.0.1:8897.

Medusa configure windows

Click on the gear icon at the top right. And then go to General.

Configure Windows Medusa folder

Click New. And add all TV series folders you have created.

And then Save Changes.

If you are using Set as Default. Then by default, every series is added here. You can still adjust this separately for each series.

Settings to search

Medusa Windows Settings

Go to Search settings.

Set up Windows Medusa usenet retention

Adjust the Usenet retention. To the retention of your Usenet provider. You can often find this information on the website of your usenet provider. This is often set too low.

medusa retry failed downloads

Check the boxes below.

Use Failed Downloads

Delete Failed

This ensures that if a download fails. That a new nzb file is being searched. On the Newznab providers.

Delete failed takes care of it. That the failed download will be deleted.

Medusa be ignore Windows

here you can delete your foreignlanguage Otherwise, foreign series may not be downloaded.

Windows medusa words filter

If your media player can’t handle something. Like x265 enter this at Undesired words.

With Preferred words you enter x264 or x265. Because the advantage of X265 is that it takes up less space on your hard disk. But the quality of the tv show. Is just as good.

And click onSave Changes.

Go to NZB search.

Medusa nzbget setup Windows

Fill in the above information. This is probably a little bit different.

The default password of nzbget is nzbget.

Search providers

Medusa Windows Settings Options

Go to Search providers.

And then select Configure costum newznab providers. Most built-in providers are only for torrent files. I recommend that you do not use Binsearch. Because you will receive a lot of wrong downloads.

See the Newznab providers for a list.

And click onSave Changes.

Subtitle Settings

Go to Subtitles Search settings.

set medusa subtitles Windows

Add English and more if you want those.

Medusa Subtitle Plugins Setup Windows

Go to the Subtitles pluginstab.

Select, in any case, the above services

subtitle plugin logins Windows

Go to the Plugins settings tab. And enter the login details here.

If you don’t have accounts for this yet, see:

https://www.opensubtitles.org/en/newuser

https://www.addic7ed.com/login.php

Post processing

Go to post processing.

configuring medusa post processing Windows

Take over the above.

Configure Epiode Rename Windows

Open Epsisode naming.

Take over the above.

download metadata medusa for kodi

Open Metadata.

If you want covers and stuff to be downloaded for example Kodi.

Then copy the above.

update kodi with medusa Windows

If you want Kodi to be updated. Take over your above. And enter the ip address of your Kodi device.

Add TV Episodes

add windows tv episodes medusa

Click Showat the top. And then Add shows.

add new tv series medusa Windows

Then click on Add New Show.

tv series search medusa Windows

Search for your desired TV series. And click on search. And select it.

Click Next.

set quality medusa Windows

Select Costumand use the CTRL key to select multiple.

Medusa is now looking for new TV series. To download from the newsgroups. This may take some time to download everything. It depends on how many api requests you have from your newznab providers. The more you add, the greater the chance that everything will be downloaded. I also recommend taking at least one good paid one.

This was the tutorial Configure Medusa Windows.

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