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Windows 7: Remotely control PC through TV?

30 Sep 2012   #1
maiaibing

win7 64 bit
 
 
Remotely control PC through TV?

Is there a way to remotely control a PC through a wifi or ethernet cabled TV (so I can use the TV as a remote monitor w/speakers to stream internet videos, check mail and surf the net?

Have PC's, newer wifi enabled TVs and Apple TV & know how I can use the Apple TV box see/listen to iTunes content on my TV, but I what to have access to my PC through the TV.

Should think this was a piece of cake - but I just don't see any solutions out there??

(I can use a fixed ethernet cable if needed, but I already have very strong wifi signal everywhere.)


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30 Sep 2012   #2
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

What make/model TV do you have, a lot of Smart TV's allow for the kind of things you want to do.

Regards,
JDobbsy1987
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30 Sep 2012   #3
Jemjem787

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Couldn't you use use a VGA cord
To connect your pc to your tv? Or am I not getting what your trying to do?
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30 Sep 2012   #4
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jemjem787 View Post
Couldn't you use use a VGA cord
To connect your pc to your tv? Or am I not getting what your trying to do?
That would be fine however the OP has also mentioned he would like to stream internet videos, check mail and surf the net.

I think he would prefer to use it like a smart TV (i think )

But that would work fine, that's how i used to play my films on the TV
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30 Sep 2012   #5
maiaibing

win7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jemjem787 View Post
Couldn't you use use a VGA cord
To connect your pc to your tv? Or am I not getting what your trying to do?
Thanks - but PC and TV will be far apart (15 meters/45 feet) so vga/hdmi/dvi cord is not practical.
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30 Sep 2012   #6
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

What TV do you have?
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30 Sep 2012   #7
maiaibing

win7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JDobbsy1987 View Post
What make/model TV do you have, a lot of Smart TV's allow for the kind of things you want to do.

Regards,
JDobbsy1987
Sounds promissing.

The newest TV I have is a Samsung 32 inch SMART 3D LED ES6545 TV - it has wifi - what do I do to remotely control the PC?
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30 Sep 2012   #8
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Never actually used a smart TV before but i don't think you would control the PC from the TV but rather access media on the PC from the TV to stream media - How to Use AllShare on Your Samsung Smart TV - YouTube

You should be able to surf the web and access emails as standard with a smart TV without going through a PC
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30 Sep 2012   #9
maiaibing

win7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JDobbsy1987 View Post
Never actually used a smart TV before but i don't think you would control the PC from the TV but rather access media on the PC from the TV to stream media - How to Use AllShare on Your Samsung Smart TV - YouTube

You should be able to surf the web and access emails as standard with a smart TV without going through a PC
You're absolutely right about that. Skype and few apps too. But I really would love to use my PC as well. Should think this should not be difficult??

AllShare is like AirPlay - just Samsung style...
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30 Sep 2012   #10
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Not sure i can help you out there im afraid but hopefully someone with a little move smart TV experiance will be available soon.

Is it not possible to get a remote desktop type app for the TV? - maybe something like TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings and access it that way?
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