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yeah that would work, but you don't really need that 1TB hard-drive. add your laptop and gaming pc onto your homegroup (assuming you're on windows 7). you can just place all your videos in you gaming PC's shared folder. when you feel like watching a movie just go to the homegroup folder on your laptop and voila!

[TV-HDMI-LAPTOP] -------------[ROUTER]--------------[PC]
<-----------------------------------------------
movie being streamed from pc
Hmm, well this keeps getting better and better
Sorry I forgot to mention that in my previous post that the laptop I would be connecting to my tv would be a mac and the gaming PC is running windows 7.
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Hmm, well this keeps getting better and better
Sorry I forgot to mention that in my previous post that the laptop I would be connecting to my tv would be a mac and the gaming PC is running windows 7.
Is there maybe someway that you know of that I can create a shared folder on my mac that can get content from the shared folder off my pc?
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I am pretty mac-illiterate :/ so i don't know if there is a way or not to set up a shared folder...
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I am pretty mac-illiterate :/ so i don't know if there is a way or not to set up a shared folder...
Ok. I really appreciate your help though
Thanks for the help anyhow. +1rep
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no problem :] and thanks
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