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Windows 7: Streaming videos to xbox 360

30 Sep 2011   #1
SuperAl

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Streaming videos to xbox 360

Hi everyone,

Having an annoying problem.

I have a laptop running windows 7, connected to an external hard drive. I keep all of my .avi files on the external hard drive.

I have set up sharing with the xbox - it picks up files in the following folders:

Downloads
Public Videos
Recorded TV

Videos in these folders can be played on the xbox.

However, it doesn't pick up any of the shared folders in the external hard drive (G:\Movies etc). The files on the external drive have been added to the WMP library and show up there no problem, and I have manually set the folders to be shared.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Alec.


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30 Sep 2011   #2
Josh7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I think it's because the "shared files" you might have to go into settings in windows 7 and check what you want to share with Xbox, etc.
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01 Oct 2011   #3
SuperAl

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

^ It is set to allow the xbox unrestricted access in the advanced sharing settings in the control panel..
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03 Oct 2011   #4
SuperAl

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Does nobody else have any ideas? Can't understand it...
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