Chapter 14. Using Your Media Center PC with a Media Center Extender

Sometimes one Media Center PC in a household isn’t enough. When you want to listen to your digital music throughout your house or watch your recorded television programs on a bedroom TV, you don’t have to invest in a second expensive PC system. Instead, you can share the music and programs stored on your main PC over your home network, using a Media Center Extender.

We first talked about Media Center Extenders back in Chapter 4, “Media Center System #3: The Whole House Entertainment System.” Now it’s time to get down and dirty, and learn how to connect, configure, and use one or more Media Center Extenders.

Connecting a Media Center Extender

As you learned in Chapter 4, there ...

Get Creating a Digital Home Entertainment System with Windows Media Center now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.