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Windows media center Extender Error

I recently brought a new computer and when i try to link my Xbox 360 to my external hard drive using windows media centers extender option (what everyone uses) but i get this error after 2 steps and ...
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XBox OneGuide compatible UK FreeView Receivers [closed]

Does anyone know a make/model of FreeView receiver that is compatible with XBox One's OneGuide EPG feature?
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Bad work Zyxel Keenetic Giga II DLNA & Xbox360

have 1) Zyxel Keenetic Giga II with HDD 2) Xbox 360 On the router via DLNA share media content to network Problem: The console does not see music via DLNA from the router, although the same movies ...
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Standby Memory Mapping | Divx Media Foundation Splitter | MKV Playback on Media Center Extender

I'm currently using Divx Media Foundations MKV splitter (DivXMFSource.dll from Shark007 package) to playback MKV files from a Windows 7 x64 system to a Windows Media Center Extender. A little ...
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Xbox to Sonicwall TZ180 [closed]

First, not sure if this is the right place to post this. I have a Xbox 360 hooked up to a SonicWall TZ180. The SonicWall is then connected to my TP-Link router which is downstairs. When I play games ...
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How to Stop Windows Media Center remote from controlling XBox 360 *AND* XBMC?

I have an XBMC PC (Windows 7) setup to my TV, along with an XBox 360. As to be expected the remote control sends signals to both the Xbox and XBMC PC, which is problematic as I will sometimes go back ...
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How to Block ALL incoming/outgoing internet traffic EXCEPT streaming to an Xbox?

How can I block all incoming/outgoing internet traffic except streaming to an Xbox 360? For the past few weeks, streaming video files from my PC to my Xbox 360 has started failing, with the videos ...
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Streaming content from Surface 2 to Xbox 360

I recently watched this YouTube video where I learnt some cool things about what my tablet is capable of. However, when I went home to try them, the result was somewhat anticlimactic. Firstly ...
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Make Smartglass connection last longer with Xbox

I quite often use Smartglass from both my phone and tablet to control my Xbox, typically as a remote control for things like Netflix. It works well, the one downside is the constant reconnecting ...
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Using computer as external hardrive “flashdrive” for xbox360 slim?

Anyone know if it's possible to connect your computer to your xbox 360 slim using it as a 'flash-drive' to stream games. I've installed grand theft auto 5 on a thumb drive but don't have enough space ...
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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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ICS with xbox 360 - Network Connection but no Internet Access

For the last 2 or 3 days I've been trying to get ICS to work between my laptop and xbox, but can't get it to work! I've also tried creating a network bridge and haven't been able to get that to work ...
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Why is there a Xbox games app in windows 8.1

On my website I am doing a review the Xbox-games app on Windows 8.1. And for some reason I don't get it why it should be there? Is there anything extra to your gaming-experience while playing with the ...
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Play and charge kit not charging controller windows 8.1

Previously [ In Windows 8 ] I was able to use the play & charge kit to charge the rechargeable pack in my 360 controller. I had to select a driver for it manually in Windows 8, but it worked fine. ...
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Backing up Xbox 360 USB data then using then USB drive

I have one USB drive available to me, its a 16GB Corsair which I use to save my Xbox 360 game data to. Now, I want to install OpenSUSE via a live USB, so I need to backup the data on the drive to my ...
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What are the differences between wireless gaming adapters and straight wireless adapters?

Devices like the Xbox - with only an ethernet port and no built-in wireless - can be connected to wireless networks using a gaming adapter. How does a gaming adapter differ from a regular wireless ...
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Remapping an axis on a gamepad to a button on Ubuntu

I am trying to use an Xbox 360 MadCatz FightPad on Ubuntu 13.04. The main problem is that two of the buttons, corresponding to the left and right triggers on the Xbox controller, are registering as ...
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Changing MTU on Windows 8

have tried several times to change the mtu on my windows 8 hp laptop, have used the method shown here- ...
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Can I connect an Xbox console to a laptop monitor through an HDMI port that supports only video? [closed]

I want to know if it is possible to connect an Xbox 360 console to the monitor of a laptop. I have searched about this and I have found out that it might be able to be done through an HDMI port that ...
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Detecting if an Xbox 360 is online

I have been working on a set of PHP pages that runs on an Apache server on a (Ubuntu) linux box, which returns status and information about the devices on my LAN. One thing that is done is a simple ...
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Access NAS on Samba with Xbox360

I have a Raspberry Pi running Samba with NAS, I can access the NAS from all the PC's in the house but the Raspberry Pi is not showing up in the Xbox's video apps screen (other PC's are however). How ...
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No 'sharing' tab when attempting to connect laptop with xbox 360

I am using a Sony Vaio Series SR, Windows Vista and have followed a number of forums and threads on how to resolve the issue. The issue is that when I go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center ...
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Connecting Steelseries Cross Platform to 360 with monitor

So I'm trying to connect it to my 360 with my desktop monitor but no luck. For reference, it has either green/pink audio out and mic cables, or audio out and a USB connector. It says on their website ...
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recover deleted xbox360 profile from Flash Drive?

I have a 8GB Usb flash drive and I configured it from xbox 360 for 1 GB. SO that I can use Pen Drive in both PC and 360. Accidentally I deleted all files from pen drive now My profile is also deleted ...
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My USB drive isn't working for Computers after I checked if it could be configured to xbox 360

I checked to see if I could configure my USB drive for the Xbox so that it could hold Cbox files. But after I saw that it would delete all files, I cancelled. But now my USB drive won't work on any ...
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Can't find SmartGlass in Windows 8 App Store [closed]

In microsoft pages they are saying: Download and Install SmartGlass from the Windows Store Open the Start screen on your Windows-based device or PC. Select Windows Store. Open the ...
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Port Priority on TP-Link 8951nd Router

First of all i apologize for my bad english :D I have a TP-Link 8951nd ADSL Router witch connected to Xbox 360 Console and PC with ethernet port. i want to set priority to the ports so if xbox is ...
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Is it possible to stream XBMC video plugins over UPnP?

Ideally I'd like to be able to stream video from XBMC plugins to an XBOX 360. I've read UPnP makes it possible to share media, but haven't seen anywhere that indicates the possibility of sharing ...
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Installing Linux/Ubuntu on XBOX 360 [closed]

Is it possible to change the XBOX 360 operating system to any popular flavor of Linux? I recently read it was possible to do this but the XBOX 360 seems to have barriers to prevent people from doing ...
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Wifi Bridge Issues

I just bought a vonets wifi bridge to give internet to my xbox, but the cd provided will not launch and attempting to launch it crashes windows explorer and prevents me from shutting down or ...
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Can cheap HDMI leads really give a poorer image?

I understand it is a digital signal. However, I bought two mega cheap leads as spares. My current cable (amazon basics) seems to be giving me issues (random signal loss- reproduced by wiggling the ...
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How do I open ports on an Actiontec MI424WR?

Visiting a friend who has Frontier FiOS internet and an Actiontec MI424WR broadband router, latest version. While their ethernet connection works for web browsing, they are experiencing what I believe ...
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It's 2013. Windows Home Server, Win8, NAS, or something else? [closed]

I'm a bit late to the party, but I've been considering setting up a home server for a while now and would like some advice. (First question on SU, tell me if I'm messing anything up.) My current ...
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Microsoft account cannot connect to XBOX games on Windows 8

We have an Asus Vivo-tab with accounts for three people (A, B, C). They all are configured with separate Microsoft Account IDs. Everyone can log in successfully to the tablet. The trouble occurs ...
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Linksys router pleasw help me [closed]

Ok so my dad locked my xbox's internet through our router, i usually have no problem with it becaue i was so busy, but ive gotten my acceptance letter to my college and now i have nothing to do if you ...
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Convert mp4 video to a format xbox 360 can play

Here is a video file my Xbox 360 refuses to play: $ MP4Box -info video.mp4 * Movie Info * Timescale 90000 - Duration 02:18:33.365 Fragmented File no - 2 track(s) File Brand ...
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Best way to backup Xbox 360 USB Drive

What is the best way to backup/restore my USB drive that I use for my Xbox? I want to make sure that if the USB drive goes, that I can retrieve my saved games and such onto another USB drive. I was ...
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Only video playback not working for Xbox using uShare

I have been mucking around with video encode for a while now using Handbrake without any success. (just recently tried EncodeHD on a Windows machine with no luck) So far all music and pictures play ...
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Record xbox 360 gameplay directly to DVD or PVR [closed]

I have an Xbox 360 and I want to record my game play. I want to record directly to a DVD or PVR and not use an additional streaming/encoding device device such as the Hauppage. Is there a way to do ...
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How to use smartglass in context of Windows 8?

In the context of Windows-8, I keep seeing mentions of SmartGlass feature. What is SmartGlass, How do we go about using it or is there any good blog post detailing about this?
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Can the Xbox 360 Kinect work on Windows 8 in place of Kinect for Windows

Is it possible to use a Xbox 360 Kinect with Windows 8 in place of a Kinect for Windows? Note that this would be used in a Home Theater PC environment, and not at a normal desktop set up, so range ...
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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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Games consoles won't connect through the TP-Link TL-WA500G Access Point

I have several Laptops and other devices, all using my Wireless Router (Sky Digital Netgear). To extend the range to the back of the house, I purchased a TP-Link TL-WA500G Range extender, configured ...
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Navigating Windows 8 with an Xbox 360 controller

I'm planning on using Windows 8 for my HTPC. Is there some way of navigating the "Metro" Windows Start screen with an Xbox 360 controller via some setting or third-party software?
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How to stream videos/music from Windows Server 2003 to Xbox 360?

On my Win7 laptop, I add the media to Windows Media Player and allow my library to be shared, but in the outdated Windows Server 2003, I can't figure out how to stream anything. Windows Media Player ...
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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What dose the yellow in the new Microsoft logo represent? [closed]

Microsoft just launched a new logo and from this video you can see that the different colors represent different parts of Microsoft. From the video you can clearly see that: Blue = Windows Green = ...
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Can you use xbox360 controller and chat pad / messenger pad as a mouse and keyboard?

Can you use xbox360 controller and chat pad / messenger pad as a mouse and keyboard? I know you can use xbox360 controller in games but I would like to use as an alternative for mouse and keyboard. ...
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How to troubleshoot a possible HDCP issue without a PC

Any ways I can test HDCP related problems with just an xbox 360 and a new LG TV/Monitor connected over HDMI? The monitor reports 'no signal' when the xbox is connected, yet other devices work (tested ...
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Internet share Mac's AirPort to Ethernet Xbox 360

I have a Mac (OS X 10.6.8) getting internet via AirPort. I would like to share my AirPort connection via Ethernet to my wired only Xbox 360. I enabled internet sharing on my Mac: … but my Xbox ...