globespan 17:37 10 Mar 2007

Hi there everybody.

I have a PC that is upstairs. What I want to be able to do is access the PC from downstairs and use my Television as a monitor. The main reason why I want to do this is to watch movies internet streams, listen to music, look through photos all on my downstairs television. How do I go about setting this up, if possible I would like to go wireless.

My PC has the following spec

Amd Athlon 64 Dual 4200
2 Gig Ram
N Vidia 512 MB Graphics card with Svideo out
400gb Hard drive
Operating system is XP Service pack 2 with windows media centre 2005.

Please help I am getting fed up of having to go upstairs if I want to listen to music or watch internet streams


  Kate B 17:48 10 Mar 2007

I would have thought that either an Xbox 360 with a Media Center (sic) extender plus an ethernet bridge or a Media Center PC is the way to do this. Either way, it will require some investment in hardware.

One small thing - it helps everyone if you put a more descriptive thread title on your post. "Help", while heartfelt, doesn't tell us much about what you need help on.

  globespan 17:53 10 Mar 2007

Thank you for that, when using an x box can you view other parts of your PC for instance outwith Media Centre itself ie, the internet for example

  Kate B 18:09 10 Mar 2007

click here You need to be running Media Center on your PC to use it.

  p;3 18:19 10 Mar 2007

to perhaps state the obvious; anyone who does psot on here is askign FOR help; so when you do next post a new thread a wee bit more of a descriptive title would help those who seek to help you;thanks

as to your computer problem I will leave that to others

  moorie- 20:23 10 Mar 2007

worth checking this out with a phonecall to see if this will do the job plus you will need rc5 compatable mouse and keyboard

click here

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