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How can I put NASA's live stream as background for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Title says it all, this is the link to the stream. I was wondering too if you guys have any idea how could I use it for two monitors. Thank you very much! :)
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440 views

Windows 7 PC going to sleep while streaming video in web browser

This odd behavior just started happening on my Windows 7-based HTPC in the last couple of weeks. Whenever I'm watching video in my web browser (both Firefox and Chrome), the sleep setting of the PC ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to stream Windows desktop apps to a DLNA TV?

Is there any way (hardware or software) to stream the actual Windows desktop to a DLNA TV? I know you can stream certain media files (and this is working fine) but I would need to stream normal ...
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1answer
215 views

View video/game content over remote session in realtime

Is there any software to take full advantage of a 1Gbps LAN line to remotely view video or game content via a remote session of some sort (RTP/RDP,etc)? Around 24-30FPS would be sufficient and a ...
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1answer
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Restrict Bandwidth by IP

Is there an easy way to restrict the bandwidth available to a specific range of IPs? My scenario is I've recently discovered that watching movies on LoveFilm uses a lot more bandwidth than other ...
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109 views

Smoothly switching between dual-monitor mirroring and video output

I am currently building a little homestudio and I want to achieve the following: I have a Windowws 7 machine hooked up to a DVI-Monitor and a HDMI-Monitor. Most of the times I want both screens to ...
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79 views

Windows 7 64-bit Won't Stream RM Files

One of our clients is running Windows 7 64-bit and needs to stream RM files for his job. Specifically he is trying to access files from the Oregon Legislature website: ...
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1answer
293 views

Streaming Xbox 360 screen to Windows

I was wondering if there is any way to stream my Xbox screen to my computer (Windows 7). I'm currently trying to develop a simple Xbox game, and I'd like to see what I compiled picture in picture in ...
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2k views

VLC streaming, setting for Logitech QuickCam at low resolution isn't working

I can stream my Logitech QuickCam S5500 in Windows 7 using the following vlc command: vlc dshow:// :dshow-vdev="Logitech QuickCam S5500" :dshow-adev=none :dshow-size=320x240 :dshow-fps=30 ...
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1answer
263 views

Windows 7 local network video streaming skips

I have a pretty simple setup - file server with movies, HTPC in living room, various desktops and laptops. All the hardware is fairly recent and entirely capable of decoding 1080p h264. But for some ...
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1answer
2k views

Play movie from Windows Media to a DLNA TV: “failed to retrieve media information from media server”

I have three movie files in my Windows Media Player library. All three of them play fine on the computer. If I choose "Play To" and select my Sony Bravia TV, one of them works fine, but the other two ...
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How to turn images into a video slideshow with sound

I have a 65min long MP3 file and 14 different images (a slideshow). How do combine these into a video file that is less than 500MB? Is there any free/opensource/trial software for Windows 7 that can ...
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1answer
175 views

Stream media to remote client (native desktop client, web, anything is fine)

There is a server (Intel Atom dual-core CPU with Windows XP installed on it). The 'server' got a huge bandwidth, which I could easily use to stream media to my home PC where I have a simple ADSL ...
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4answers
818 views

How can I read a video file that is being created?

I have a very old video capture device (Dazzle DVC USB) hooked up to Windows7, and it works with the program that it came with just fine to create a MPEG2 file in a directory. However, I want to ...
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1answer
606 views

Playing random short clips from a collection of movies

I'm hosting a party, and I want to play random sequences from a collection of movies in the background. I don't want to sit and edit together five hours of footage by hand though. Ideally I would: ...
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2answers
159 views

Dedicate 5.2 GHz to video streaming

I have a cisco e4200 router capable of running 5.2 and 2.4 GHz simultaneously. On a windows 7 machine, I have a cisco wusn600n wireless adapter. From the windows 7 machine, I stream full hd videos to ...
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8answers
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Why is VNC on Windows so slow?

In a test, I could stream a full HD movie across our network from my friend's computer, no problem. It's as fast as I could want. But VNC is painfully slow. We've tried Real VNC and Tight VNC, I've ...
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3answers
580 views

Streaming Windows Media Center recorded TV across the internet

I'm looking for some expert opinions on streaming recorded TV from Windows Media Center over the internet. I would prefer that the file being streamed is converted to a smaller size (i.e., resize the ...
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2answers
337 views

Windows app that can stream video over local net with remote browsing

What I want: An app that runs on a windows 7 computer that can stream movies to the other computers in the house. I want to be able to browse the movies on my "server" from the other computers and ...
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1answer
469 views

How do I properly stream media from my torrent box *without* transcoding?

I have a torrentbox. The special thing about this torrent box is that it's custom built, it has Windows 7 installed and I have full control over it using TightVNC. At the moment I'm using uTorrent ...
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1answer
691 views

Dokan sshfs doesn't stream, has gray Xes

I installed Dokan sshfs so I can mount Linux computers as drives in Windows 7 64-bit. It seems to work, in the sense that I can view folders and copy files off of it. However, it doesn't seem like I ...