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My Xbox would change IP address all the time and Id have to reconfigure my NAT ports on the router, so I finally just went to static IP. The only problem with my Media Connect with Windows Media is having a new Router and I bought a new computer and it says it sees the computer but it is You can set up media sharing to multiple systems, but you'll have to select and configure them one at a time. Figure : Network setup screen for the SLC3760N If you are connected but you are experiencing media streaming problems, see Streaming Problems. have a peek at this web-site

I was getting an error in the event logs: A new media server was not initialized because WMCreateDeviceRegistration() encountered error '0xc00d2751'. I can check the Netgear router (Netgear WPNT834 RangeMax 240 Wireless Router), and see that both my laptop (Windows XP SP2 with all latest patches, Windows Media Player 11, Trend Micro Josh - GamerTag: ShapeGSX PSN: ShapeGSX'97 Eclipse GSX - [email protected] in the 1/4 Shape is offline Quote post #3 of 45 Old 02-08-2007, 09:01 AM - Thread Starter Shape AVS Step 7: Select "Share my media".

Then select Show hidden files and folders. If you do not remember it, you can reset the router to the default settings and read your router's user manual for the default user name and password settings. If you enabled media sharing, make sure the MediaSmart TV is among the devices allowed to receive content. Tom, Thanks for nice instruction.

I am trying to enable Media Sharing with my Xbox 360 and I have already read threads here with the Thread Tools Search this Thread 10-03-2010, 07:08 PM #1 An options window should pop up. I have messed around with setting up a static IP address and setting up port forwarding but still no go. IamSpanky is offline Quote post #5 of 45 Old 02-27-2007, 07:03 AM JData Senior Member Join Date: Mar 2004 Location: Meadville PA Posts: 465 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged:

Step 2: Ensure you have enabled Media Sharing Use the instructions in Starting or stopping media sharing with Windows Media Player 11 to check if you enabled media sharing on your Make sure that you are not selecting another nearby access point from the list of access points as given by the MediaSmart TV. Restart and leave switched on. Are you running the Linksys firmware or DD-WRT?

For the current website, please visit tomkiss.net. A temporary problem occured when Media Center attempted to play TV. Just call me the cheap AVS nooob! The WRT-54G, for instance, has no way to do this unless you flash it with aftermarket firmware.

Connecting to a Wired Network through a router Connect the MediaSmart TV with an Ethernet cable to your router. All rights reserved. How does HP install software and gather data? You might be using Windows Media Player 11 and be suffering from sharing issues – if this is the case the first thing to do is check Windows Updates – go

Step 6: Select the "Configure Sharing" button. Check This Out Is there a quick way to add single folders/videos/items that I am missing? It seems like its some kind of router networking issue but I just can't seem to get it to work. Or just reboot.

That worked on my laptop , but didn't work on my desktop. Windows Media Connect functionality was absorbed into Windows Media Player 11.Q: How do I set up Windows Media Player 11 to share media with my XBox 360? Oh, and incase you were wondering, those screens were from XP, it's just that I use the Royale Noir Theme. *UPDATE* Lots of people are still enjoying this article, so thanks! Source If it does not start, go to Settings, and then go to Network.

To check this, launch Windows Media Player, find the Help menu and go to About Windows Media Player. Microsoft's own Xbox 360 is an example of such a device; another is the D-Link DSM-520 Wireless Media Player. Joe Moran is a regular contributor to PracticallyNetworked. It's actually much easier for me to just hook up my laptop to my PJ via VGA and to my receiver via RCA audio cables than to do the 360 thing.

So go up to "Organize" and select Folder and Search Options.

Thanks for a great article! Actually, I don't think I've rebooted the router since making all these port and UPnP changes. Choose Manage Library from the Options Library Tab and this will let you select which folders you want Windows Media Player to scan through: Done! HTPC - Linux Chat HTPC - Mac Chat Home Entertainment & Theater Builder Dedicated Theater Design & Construction General Home Theater & Media/Game

Firewall Issues Media sharing between systems requires the use of certain network ports, and if you're using the Windows firewall built into XP or Vista it will automatically be configured to Download and install Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP Launch Windows Media Player 11, right click on the title bar and choose Tools then Options Click the Library tab, and I have messed around with setting up a static IP address and setting up port forwarding but still no go. have a peek here I still have the issue though now where my xbox can not see my computer I have a Linksys WRT54G router.

The PS3 doesn't seem to pick up the Mac natively either - I have windows file sharing set on within OS X but the PS3 said it couldn't find any media Click on the view Tab. For a list of compatible devices, see the PlaysForSure Web site." 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Any update by philip.rundle · 7 years ago In reply to Home Network - Windows All my partitions are shared out everything can share via file sharing but i am stumped on this ?

My PS3 finds my computer but when I click on "configure sharing" it won't find anything?? Dark Helmet is offline Quote post #23 of 45 Old 08-28-2008, 06:59 AM spinoza_43221 Advanced Member Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: Ohio, Columbus Posts: 690 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) This restart is usually good enough to make sure the WMP11 server can be seen by the MediaSmart TV. Country: United States Select a location Americas Europe, Middle East, Africa Asia Pacific and Oceania Select a language Confirm Back Z7_M0I02JG0KOT530A6KJKFRQ0816 hp-detect-load-my-device-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

If you have, check out this link, see if you can make anything of it: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959077 Let me know how it turns out. 10-03-2010, 07:50 PM #3 poprocks29 Registered Click on the Start button in that window to start up the service. 8. Basically if I'm able to get anything to play, the connection gets disconnected within a couple of minutes, and I have to restart everything. In the Run box, type services.msc. 4.

Do you know why PS3 cannot see video content on the Media Player ? ( PS3 kept saying ‘no title'). Hence, when statically setting up the Xbox, one can simply use the router's own internal LAN IP (e.g. 192.168.1.1) as the DNS server. Also the 360 won't play Divx, MPEG-2 in HD, or even some WMV files, which is really weird. Firewalls and antivirus softwares are file sharing killers.

If you go to services like stated before there are three or four other services that need to be running in order for media sharing to run.