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Windows 7: Media Streaming w/ Media Center


29 Aug 2010   #1
mrcheesete0

Windows 7
 
 
Media Streaming w/ Media Center

Hi, I am wanting to stream movies I have on my PC through my internet to my TV in the living room, but I can't seem to find any type of equipment that does this other than to possibly buy another $200 Xbox 360 to stick in the Living Room for watching movies. the TV I am hoping to stream to is an Insignia NS-PDP50, and the computer is a Compaq Presario CQ5205Y. The Wireless Modem is a Netgear Wireless-N that I do not know the model number on.

any ideas?

worse case scenario I can always buy a refurbished Arcade from Gamestop for $109.99


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29 Aug 2010   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

If you're looking for a software to stream videos from Media Center, you can try this: Anthony Park :: 100% Geek Content by Volume » New Vista Media Center Plugin - MyNetflix (beta)
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29 Aug 2010   #3
mrcheesete0

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks, but I am looking for hardware to receive the stream at my TV end
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29 Aug 2010   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

There are several extenders out there. Which one you buy depends on what kind of media you want to stream. There's the WD TV Live, the Linksys DMA2100, the Xbox 360, the Popcorn Hour A-200 or C-200, and probably one or two more that I forgot. Read about each one and buy the one that best meets your needs.
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29 Aug 2010   #5
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

I use an Asus OPlay to play movies from an external hard drive connected to it. It will also play videos stored on a computer via wireless.
Has nothing to do with Media Center.
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