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  iqs 18:59 27 Nov 2009


I have been thinking about setting up a wireless media streamer,but have a few questions please.

Currently I have a Netgear wpn824 wireless router,will this stream media content or must I but a dedicated media streamer,or an add-on device which connects to the Netgear?.

The device which is watching the streamed media,like a laptop,can this use the standard wireless connection to receive the media,or must it use a dedicated media card or adapter.

Last question,if the living room TV is not connected to a PC,can I but a device which just connects to the TV to receive the media,or must it be a wireless enabled PC.

Thank you

  iqs 21:15 27 Nov 2009


  Woolwell 22:56 27 Nov 2009

Old article click here

I have a Pinnacle system to view photos on my TV that are on my PC and connected wirelessly. It is supposed to work for video but I reckon you need good connection and N standard for that.

  Woolwell 23:14 27 Nov 2009

Should add it links to Windows Media Player. In theory it should be possible using my Nokia N85 connected to a TV and wirelessly linked to my PC.

  woodchip 23:41 27 Nov 2009

You just use a Router and as above Win Media Player What is most important is that you have a good download speed to watch anything in video with sound

  iqs 10:28 28 Nov 2009

Hi Woodwell and woodchip,thank you for the help and link,much appreciated.

  iqs 11:27 28 Nov 2009


I already have simple file and printing sharing enabled,which works.
But when I try to share my media,the other device is not listed.

Both PC's are running XP Media and WMP 11.The firewall on both machines are configured to allow access,but like I said the other PC is not listed in the Media Sharing-Share my media to box.

Any ideas please.

  iqs 19:14 29 Nov 2009

Been at it again trying to establish the connection,but still the same.Anything else I can try?.

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