Windows® 7 TV Streaming
What is remote media streaming in Windows 7 and how to add TV streaming in Windows 7?
Remote Media Streaming is a features of Windows 7. With the help of this feature, you could enjoy music, pictures, videos on your home system even if you are away from your home. This feature provides an easy access to the Windows Media Player 12 library over the Internet. This feature is available in certain editions of Windows 7 such as Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise. Both systems should operate with Windows 7 Operating System to enable streaming. You could turn on the feature by using the option in new Stream menu in Windows Media Player 12. The homegroup also allows you to stream between your home PCs. The 'Play to' feature allows you to stream to stereo or TV. Media streaming provides the users an option to listen to your music from another computer or view your pictures on a digital picture frame.
Following points might give users tips on the Remote Media Streaming in Windows 7:
- About Remote Media Streaming
- Requirements for Windows 7
- Tips to add streaming
About Remote Media Streaming
Remote Media Streaming with the Windows Media Player of your System might stream media to other PCs and devices on a home network. It allows you to stream materials across an Internet connection and you could hear music, watch video and view pictures in your PC with Windows 7 OS when you are away from your home. You need two systems running in Windows 7 OS for enabling this feature. The 'Play To' feature in the media streaming helps the users to stream videos in to the TV wirelessly.
Requirements for Windows 7
You need to install certain hardware components in your PC for enabling Remote Media Streaming in your Windows 7 System. Your PC needs a wired or wireless private network. Digital media player which is also called digital media receivers are hardware devices used for connecting to the wired or wireless network for controlling your System. 'Play To' is a feature in Windows 7 which allows you to share the files and folders with PCs in the home network.
You might add media streaming in your PC by following some steps. First, you need to click on the start button and then Windows media player from the all programs. You need to click the button Switch to Library in the upper-right corner of the Player if the player is currently in the open mode. Then you need to click on the option stream and then Turn on home media streaming. If you prompted to give a password then type the password or provide confirmation. Then, you need to click on ok.
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