Streaming from PC Blu-ray drive

  JohnDC 08:28 02 Sep 2011
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My PC has a Blu-ray drive. Any way I can stream from this drive to my TV?

  BRYNIT 08:45 03 Sep 2011

If your Computer has an HDMI connection and your TV has an HDMI connection then you will be able to view your Blue-ray films on your TV.

A little more information about your Computer and TV would help.

  JohnDC 11:10 03 Sep 2011

Thanks BRYNIT. Although both machines have HDMI they are on different floors - ground and first. Only connection between them is mains wiring, ethernet and wireless.

I guess I'm looking for some sort of server software on the PC that'll enable me to stream from the Bluray drive via wireless/ethernet?

PC is running Windows 7 64bit, and I do have a ZyXel DMA1000 digital media streamer device connected to the PC. What I don't want to do is re-format Bluray at the PC end just to push it to the DMA1000 device at the TV end, just for the odd occasion when I want to watch a Bluray disc. Probably easier just to buy a Bluray player and connect it direct to the TV?

  BRYNIT 18:42 03 Sep 2011

From what you have said and due to the file size of Blueray films I also think it would be easier and cheaper to by a Blueray player.

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