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Windows 7: PS3 not detecting PC media server

24 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home 64bot
PS3 not detecting PC media server

Hi all,

I no longer can stream media from my PC to my PS3. It used to work a couple of months ago and it still works with my dads computer. Both mine and my dads PC are windows 7. I've compared the settings between the two PC's and could see no difference. I've tried several different media server programs including vuze, ps3 media server and windows media player and none of them work.

I've made sure all the media streaming and advanced sharing settings are correct and the proper services are started and temporarily disabled windows firewall. As far as I can see its an underlining issue and not one on the surface. Its been really bugging me for the past few days. Any would very much be appreciated. Thank you.

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24 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

You need to enable media streaming with WMP.
You may also want to give permissions on the folder you want to share. For example, on your "Videos" folder, right click it and choose Share With --> Specific people. Add the PS3 in that list
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24 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home 64bot

I did all that and the ps3 does show up and I've allowed it. Its really annoying cause I had it working a couple of months ago and then something changed and now its not
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