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Windows 7: Little Confused on Media Streaming Options

16 Jan 2010   #1
Binarywolf

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Little Confused on Media Streaming Options

Hi, I just recently updated from Vista to Windows 7 and I love it! I've figured out most of the changes in the Network and Sharing Center however I'm a bit lost on something. What exactly is "Media Programs on this PC and remote connections" in the Media Streaming options area of the Network and Sharing Center? I can't figure out what it applies to and why it is Allowed by default.

Thanks!
Binarywolf


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16 Jan 2010   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

It's just an icon the represents WMP as a sharable program. You can even control WMP from accross the network if you want.

You can directly interact with selected devices—for example, to adjust settings or control music playback.
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16 Jan 2010   #3
surfasb

Windows 7
 
 

Isn't technology great?
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16 Jan 2010   #4
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Simply amazing. The streaming feature does work extremely well I must say.
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