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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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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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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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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 can'...
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Why my “Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Drive” will not appear on my computer?

Just try to watch a movie on Xbox360 but the USB was not recognizable. So my brother he clicked on"configure USB Drive" and he click on "customize". Few seconds later the screen froze, restarted the ...
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Windows 7 ICS problems

After a fresh install of Windows 7 on my laptop, I started having ICS problems when I would try to connect my Xbox through my laptop's Ethernet cable. In my previous installation everything worked ...
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Microsoft Natural keyboard breaks Xbox 360 controller with some games

I have a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 and a standard Xbox 360 controller. I'm running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. When I plug in the keyboard, Windows automatically installs some ...
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What do I need to use an XBOX 360 with my PC monitor and speakers?

I've been thinking about getting an XBOX 360, mostly for games on XBLA or some exlusive titles, since they're relatively cheap now to get used. But I'm a student and live in a small apartment that ...
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Will installing an Ultra ATA cable backwards affect performance?

I've recently purchased a hard drive upgrade for my Xbox: 320GB WD Caviar Blue WD3200AAJB and StarTech.com Ultra ATA/66/100/133 cable IDE66 (yes I'm crazy). When it came to installing the cable, it ...
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Recommended Xbox 360 Video Format?

What is the recommended or native video format for the Xbox 360? I have a Plex DLNA server setup and I dont want it to have to convert on the fly. So what is the recommended Xbox 360 video playback ...
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Unpredictable connection to Xbox Live with Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000

I have a Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000 router, and I am not able to connect to Xbox Live very good. I have a good connection, as when downloading files I can occasionally hit up to 2 MB/s, and I can talk on ...
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Internet (Flash) video without a PC [closed]

I am looking to retire my HTPC. So much of what we do with it can be done with one of our video game consoles or an AppleTV that is seems like a waste of space, power and time to maintain. The trouble ...
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Sign out of messenger on Windows 8

I just installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Just going through the default procedure, I let it use my Xbox Live account to create a user. When I then went and turned on my Xbox, it now notified ...
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How do I partition my HDD for use on XBox?

I believe XBox uses the FATX file-system. How would I go about getting software to partition a USB portable hard drive for use on XBox? I don't think Partition Magic supports FATX. Thank you :)
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Windows 7 No Network Access using ICS

I have an Xbox 360, and unfortunately, no wireless adapter for said Xbox. Since I'm cheap, I decided to use my laptop and the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) option within Windows 7 to share my ...
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Use Linksys WRT54G to get internet from Cisco E3000 (wifi) to Xbox (ethernet)?

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction... I have a Cisco E3000 which is the main router for the house (WAN). I want to use a WRT54G v8.2 to get Internet (from WiFi of the e3000) to my ...
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Fault finding on wireless and wired network

My home network is proving very unreliable. Setup as follows - Upstairs Office - All ethernet wired Switch connected to downstairs router Desktop PC Windows Home Server Oki Printer Downstairs ...
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xBox 360 emulator for PC

I want to run xBox 360 games on my computer (I can't stand the controller, and love my mouse and keyboard). So is there an xBox 360 emulator available for Windows 7? If not, what is required for ...
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Windows Batch File that zips files from ftp location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of window's batch file allows zipping of ftp files? Basically I want to keep backups of my xbmc files on my xbox, that is on the home network. I already have ...
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Xbox - How would I boot from a Linux livecd? [closed]

Is there a secret button combination like a PC's F2 or Delete that forces an Xbox to boot from a CD?
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Some video files not visible on Xbox360 as Media Extender

I have an Xbox 360 as a media extender to a Windows 7 PC. Most files in my PC video library are visible and play on the Xbox, but when I added some downloaded files to the Video folder, they would not ...
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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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Is my Internet fast enough for Xbox Live? [closed]

Is my WiFi Internet fast enough for playing on Xbox Live? Down: 1.15Mb/s Up: 0.06Mb/s Ping: 879ms
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Is there an easier way to open ports for the Media Center Extender?

I'm trying to get the Xbox set up as a Media Center Extender and it's not helping that this computer's firewall is cranked up (Windows 7 Home Premium, by the way). I find that I have to open up a ...
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Connect Ubuntu 11.04 to xbox 360

I'd like to be able to stream .avi files to my xbox 360 video library. I've gone through a bunch of different servers (ushare, xbmc) both from the aptitude and from source. It seems that I can get ...
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Can Kinect Capture Eye Gestures? [closed]

I want to know that if Microsoft Kinect can capture the eye gestures? I would like to use it for a project.
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How to use Server 2008 as a media server (including XBox clients)

Is there any way to use Windows Server 2008 R2 as a media server for XBox? I want to be able to play (legally) ripped DVDs, stored on my server, without needing to install another computer or OS. ...
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360 controller restarts my PC

When I connect my wired Xbox 360 controller to a USB port on my PC, the computer shuts down instantly. I have no idea why this happens. It used to work. I have tried to other ports, and I can connect ...
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Problem establishing an Internet connection with XBox Live

I have a Linksys WRT54G2 router (slim black design, not the older WRT54 blue model). I have a XBox Slim which has an integrated wireless adapter (not the older XBox 360 with which you had to purchase ...
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How do I figure out which applications on my computer is using UPnP broadcasting?

I'm trying to get the media server TVersity to work, but when the service is supposed to start, it gets stuck on "Starting" and NEVER moves on. I've read that TVersity won't work if I've got other ...
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PC does not recognize XBox 360 controller connected through Play & Charge Kit

I wanted to hook up my wireless XBox 360 controller to my PC running windows 7. I'm trying to use the Play & Charge kit since I already had that laying around. I plugged it in and Windows ...
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How can I watch iTunes videos on an XBox?

I have videos on iTunes that I've purchased that I'd like to watch on my big screen TV. I'm wondering if there's a way I can send them to the XBox? I also have PlayOn but I'm not sure if/how to do it ...
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Xbox Live over Mac connection sharing using a Socks Proxy

I've recently moved into an apartment with a managed wifi connection. Everything is heavily proxied and most ports besides 443 & 80 are blocked. I have a personal server running at my parents ...
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suddenly can't connect to Windows 7 PC from xbmc

I have xbmc installed on a softmodded classic xbox and all of a sudden I cannot connect to the shared folders on my Windows 7 PC. Well, it can connect but it wants a username and password, but none ...