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What Media Extender / Centre Set up should I use?

I have installed cat6 throughout the house which I use for telephony and network. In my cellar I have a NAS Server, gigabit switch and I want to install a Media Centre to stream my video's, music, ...
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Video converter with directory watcher

I have a windows 7 ultimate PC setup as my media server which uses media center to push video/music/tv/etc. to different extenders including dma2100, dma2200. I was trying to find a video conversion ...
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Does a media center extender use the computers video card

I am wondering if the video graphics quality of the streaming computer affects the quality or playback of the extender such as an Xbox360 i.e. would my extender experience be better with a high ...
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1answer
515 views

Xbox 360S setup fails as Media Extender for Windows 7 laptop using E2500 Linksys router

I have a Linksys E2500 router, an Xbox 360S, and a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 7. When I try to use the Xbox as a media extender for the laptop, it fails when I go through the router with the ...
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568 views

Is it better to add a second video card in Crossfire or replace an aging video card?

I am using Windows Media Center and have come across the ridiculousness that is DRM (ala can't play DVD/Blu Ray from computer through Xbox 360 extender onto the tv). I am looking to do something ...
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775 views

Windows 7 MCE client server HTPC

My HTPC is downstairs connected to my large screen. I would like to use my desktop upstairs to record over the air HDTV and stream it to the HTPC. I have Windows 7 Professional installed on the ...
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1answer
338 views

Connecting my XBOX 360 to home network

I am trying to set up my XBOX 360 as a Windows Media Center Extender. I input the code as shown on the XBOX screen, but I get the error message: "Cannot Set Up Extender." This means that the Extender ...
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Is it possible to use Windows 7 as a media center extender?

I have a media server running Windows 7 in my living room. I have a nettop running Windows 7 in my bedroom. I have an xbox 360 running as a media center extender to my media server so I can watch live ...
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Movie Library on Windows Media Center Extender

I have a share setup on a NAS server with ripped versions of my DVDs. I pointed the Windows 7 version of the Windows Media Center Movie Library feature to the network share and it's able to find and ...
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1answer
185 views

Windows Media Extender Recording

I intend to use a Windows Home Server (WHS) as a storage medium for my movies and TV programs. Obviously, I will need a machine setup to record TV programs. What I am wondering is if it possible to ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there a software version of a Windows Media Center Extender?

Looking for a Windows and/or Mac version of a Windows Media Center Extender. Whatever happened to SoftSled?
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How do I connect Xbox360 to Windows 7 (RC) Windows Media Center?

I have the following setup: Desktop running Windows 7 RC (32-bit) Xbox360 Elite with wireless adapter Both devices are connected to a local wireless network (802.11n Draft 2.0 300Mbps) I went ...
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What is the best Windows Media Center Extender?

What is the best Windows Media Center Extender? I am debating if I should get an extender or hook directly to my video card. The video card method is going to be a pain to control and many of the ...