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I just got a Sony 60 inch LED TV for more than half off since my old one messed up.

I have many movies on my hard drive and I want to watch the movies on my TV. Is there a way (there has to be) to watch the movies that are on my computer and display them on my TV? The TV connects to the internet so I would guess it would just need to be on the same home network. I would think I need some sort of software to do this.

Any help?

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Yes it is possible. http://www.pcworld.com/article/14270...your_hdtv.html

I use my PS3 to stream from PC to TV
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you should be able to treat the TV as a network attached monitor
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I don't see where it says you can use a ps3 as a media extender, plus don't you have to buy an extender which is at least $100?

I would say that there is some software that lets you do this???
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First question do you have a wireless router. Secondly do you have a ps3. If yes to them then download this http://ps3mediaserver.blogspot.com/. run it off your computer and enjoy.
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ummmmm.. the easiest way would be to attach a hdmi cable from your 5770 to your Tv.. problem solved.
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If the tv and computer are not in the same room (as noted above in that case a simple hdmi cable connection is the way to go), then grab an Asus O-play network version. Or a wifi version. It can be connected to your network (either wired version or wireless) and stream video content from your computer to your TV. They are less than $100.
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Originally Posted by xD3aDPooLx View Post
First question do you have a wireless router. Secondly do you have a ps3. If yes to them then download this http://ps3mediaserver.blogspot.com/. run it off your computer and enjoy.
I do have a wireless router, but the TV is not wireless. I was planning on connecting it via it's RJ45 port.

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ummmmm.. the easiest way would be to attach a hdmi cable from your 5770 to your Tv.. problem solved.
The TV is downstairs and the computer is upstairs.
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Doesn't the 360 also stream music and movies? Connects through Windows Media center.
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As I noted above, Asus O-play wifi version, it sits beside your tv (and has a remote) and connects to your router wirelessly (Which in turn connects to the pc on which the media is stored).


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