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I have three PC's.

A) Monster - W7
B) Office - Windows XP
C) TV Computer - Windows XP

All are networked and properly see each other with no problems sharing / streaming. Here is what I want to do if it can be done:

Can I stream via WMC from my monster machine a movie residing on my Office machine to my TV computer?

How?
    
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
I have three PC's.

A) Monster - W7
B) Office - Windows XP
C) TV Computer - Windows XP

All are networked and properly see each other with no problems sharing / streaming. Here is what I want to do if it can be done:

Can I stream via WMC from my monster machine a movie residing on my Office machine to my TV computer?

How?
So you want to stream a movie thats on your monster to your tv pc? Is that wireless or?

Well yeah it can definitely be done. I think vlc player does that. let me find the link.

ok here

Its not wmc, but I suppose it works similar.
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So you want to stream a movie thats on your monster to your tv pc? Is that wireless or?

Well yeah it can definitely be done. I think vlc player does that. let me find the link.

ok here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=569ruE-JyCE

Its not wmc, but I suppose it works similar.
Almost! I'll definitely look into VLC thing but I hate VLC.
    
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Why not just share the folder with the movie?
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Why not just share the folder with the movie?
That I have done already and I'm able to do it but the TV Computer is really low end. I was hoping there was a way that WMC or something else would take the load off the front end (TV Computer) by utilizing the power of my back end (Monster PC).

Because just streaming the file, well, the TV Computer (it's in a bedroom) can do 480p fine but not 720p (which most of my ripped BD/DVD titles are).
    
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