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Windows 7: Using external hdd to watch movies on tv ,wireless

11 Apr 2010   #1

Using external hdd to watch movies on tv ,wireless

I have external hdd hooked up to router and a nice guy @ frys told me using a gaming device (connected to back of the tv) I would be to able play the movies on tv.My tv is a year old sharp and I don't use exbox.

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11 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X

You can use an Xbox, Xbox 360 or PS3 to watch movies on your TV. However, it is much easier just to connect to your TV directly if you can. The Xbox 360 and PS3 methods use programs such as Media Center Extender and Tversity. On the other hand, if you connect directly all you need is your graphics drivers 90% of the time. Let us know what you want to do and someone will point out a tutorial or seven to guide you.
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11 Apr 2010   #3


I like to connect directly and wireless and tyvm.
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12 Apr 2010   #4

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Do you care about HD content? Because there are some RF modules available that will work, but not for HD. Depending on range it would probably either be choppy or just be unusably jittery for HD. Even Radio Shack has some in store.

If you want something higher end that will give you a lot of functionality, check out the Slingbox and Slingcatcher. You can watch it from anywhere, even your iPhone.
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12 Apr 2010   #5


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