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Windows 7: device that connects to TV that i can stream to via ethernet

08 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 pro 64 bit
device that connects to TV that i can stream to via ethernet

i have tv downstairs that is connected to an old Windows media center PC i want to replace this pc with something less bulky and that has the same fucntionality to play movies, music etc from a hard drive either external or via ethernet from another PC, what kind of device can do this? it needs to have HDMI, DVI ethernet etc outputs

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08 Oct 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Get a Playstation 4
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08 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1

Ceton InfiniTV 6 ETH Ethernet Tuner 5304 -DCT06EX-E - Micro Center

ElGato EyeTV HD 0021040 - Micro Center

All USB connections and some composite and S-video connections this would be the top of the line for what you are looking for but no HDMI just S-video or Composite those would be your best performers
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08 Oct 2013   #4

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

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09 Oct 2013   #5

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's

Raspberry Pi with XBMC, google it.
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09 Oct 2013   #6

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

madcratebuilder i love the technical aptitude of the raspberry but how in the hell do you install it into a PC chassis would it require its own chassis or what?
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10 Oct 2013   #7

Windows 10 Pro

I think a cheap ps3 would be better for everything you want to do. They are coming down in price now, no need for ps4.
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13 Oct 2013   #8
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

An older XBox would work, would it not? And it would still be compatible with Media Center. They're pretty cheap these days.
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14 Oct 2013   #9

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

sorry news to me hmm I do have an old Xbox 360
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20 Oct 2013   #10

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit

To add to the mentions of using consoles for media streaming, unless you use a 3rd party program some files wont work on the consoles o.O
something like this PS3 Media Server < though if run incorrectly it can cook your computer XD so cpu intensive.
Also some hd set top boxes or boxes from Telstra like the TBOX can stream media from pcs.
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