An HTPC, or Home Theater PC, is a computer used in a home theater. It normally is used to record and play back media.

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How can I access my mini-pc (RaspberryPi / MK802 / Mele A1000 / VIA APC) via ethernet/wifi without having Monitor?

Soon I will be getting my own mini-PC (RaspberryPi / MK802 / Mele A1000 / VIA APC). But I was wondering whether is there any possibility that I can just power up and access my mini-pc's OS by ...
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What’s the best way to stream video from my computer to my TV? (preferably wirelessly)

Basically I have a bunch of AVI's and such sitting around. In the past I've used an svideo/5mm [computer side] to RCA [TV side] wire that basically makes the TV act as a monitor and uses the TV as ...
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What are suitable TV sizes and viewing distances for couch surfing on a 1080p LCD HDTV?

The HTPC in my living room is the fastest/most modern PC I own. My current TV is a 24" tube TV, so I have to hook up a secondary monitor in order to read anything besides the menus in Windows Media ...
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Can RDP mirror/shadow the local console session? (re: Win7, RDP, and HTPCs)

I'm a huge fan of the built-in Remote Desktop in Windows but it seems to have a huge limitation for me in regards to a HTPC. Sometimes I need to login to my HTPC and be able to change the display ...
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High-def TV tuner for satellite TV

A few months ago I bought a plasma television and upgraded my satellite receiver so that I could watch the high-def channels. We have another television purchased previously which also has a high-def ...
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No HDMI sound on TV from HTPC

Ok, so I just finished putting together a new HTPC and everything works great. I had it connected to my 24" LCD monitor via HDMI and got great video AND audio. However, when I connect the same cable ...
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Native resolution of 1366 by 768 on Sharp TV with home theater PC

I have a Home theater PC setup connected to a Sharp 32 inch LC-32PD5X LCD TV. I have spent some time trying to get a 1 to 1 pixel mapping at the native resolution of 1366 by 768 but have made little ...