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Considering a HTPC Complete noob.

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Want info on a HTPC. Right now my current home theater setup is a harmon kardon receiver, a 500 disc dvd holder, a bose 5.1 surround sound. Now what I want to achieve is getting the HTPC to replace my receiver.

How would the bose speakers plug into the computer without the use of a receiver since they hookup by speaker wire into the receiver?

Recording FIOS TV, Since the box is already DVR enabled can I still get the same features?
    
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i would start here...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Htpc
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