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My family has a vacation home that we go to for the holidays. With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, I thought it would be nice to be able to watch all our recorded shows over the web through a browser at our vacation place. Without purchasing any additional hardware, is there a way to view all recorded shows from my HTPC remotely?

The internet connection for the HTPC can handle uploading no problem, and the downloading speed at the vacation home should be able to stream without any issues. Also, I don't think it is necessary to stream HD content, so is there a way to compress the video on the HTPC on-the-fly to a lower resolution? The HTPC has an Opteron 1389 processor at 3.7GHz, so it should be able to handle that task as well (I like to use my HTPC for gaming sometimes, hence the OC).

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I used this a long, long time ago and it worked great at the time. May want to check it out!

Edit: This guide may work too for how to do it using Win7 and WMP 12, but I've never tried it.
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I used this a long, long time ago and it worked great at the time. May want to check it out!

Edit: This guide may work too for how to do it using Win7 and WMP 12, but I've never tried it.
You're the best ! The second option (the guide) worked beautifully for my home network. Haven't gotten the chance to try it from another connection, but I'm sure it will work just fine !
    
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If you want full control, try out Teamviewer, recommended it to alot of people and it helped most/all of them. I use them to help people with their PCs over the internet. =D
   
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