Is it possbile to use a laptop as an extender?



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Is it possbile to use a laptop as an extender?

Postby RGFuNDE4Njc » Fri, 06 Apr 2007 02:56:08 GMT

I have a TV tuner hooked up to my desktop and was wondering if it is possible 
to set up my laptop which is also running Vista to watch live TV.  I have 
Vista Ultimate on my desktop and Windows Premium on my laptop.  The desktop 
and laptop are connected via wireless network.

Re: Is it possbile to use a laptop as an extender?

Postby Paul Smith » Fri, 06 Apr 2007 03:49:51 GMT

As of yet there is no way to do this with Media Center.  A lot of people 
have asked for a software extender, so hopefully Microsoft will get the 

Paul Smith,
    Yeovil, UK.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.

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Re: Is it possbile to use a laptop as an extender?

Postby Dana Cline - MVP » Fri, 06 Apr 2007 21:34:14 GMT

You can do this now with the free Orb service, from

Dana Cline - MCE MVP

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