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    Default DLNA pc blu ray drive

    I have a new TV thats supports DLNA. At the moment i am plugging my Dell XPS laptop into it ,via an HDMI cable, to play blu ray discs. Is it possible for it to be recognised as a DLNA blu-ray player, and stream it over my wireless network?
    I dont really want a dedicated blu-ray player, so if the above does not work, is it possible to get a blu-ray drive for my PC to be used as a wireless DLNA device??
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    Default Re: DLNA pc blu ray drive

    Even if you could stream it I wouldnt use wireless. If it doesnt support DNLA, I doubt you'll be able to change it. And, I doubt any other blu-ray player you get for it will work

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    Default Re: DLNA pc blu ray drive

    Ok, so i cant get the laptop to stream Blu ray via dlna, but is there a way of doing using a blu-ray player for my PC tower?
    The only other option is buying Sonys blu-ray player that has built in wireless n?

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    Default Re: DLNA pc blu ray drive

    What OS is on your Dell machine?

    My new Samsung TV supports DLNA and can "see" my wife's Windows 7 laptop.

    But the TV also came with an app. which I can run on my main XP machine and that allows it to be seen by the TV as well.

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    Default Re: DLNA pc blu ray drive

    Im running Vista Premium. The TV can see my machine and most of the media files but i have been looking at trying to stream directly from the Blu ray disc itself, which i have come to the conclusion is not possible.
    I have a trial version of Mezzmo media server which i have been messing around with, this allows me to stream DiVx stuff, which is handy.
    The only way i can see of strewaming blu-ray, is by buying a dedicated dlna blu-ray player (which i was trying to avoid) or ripping the discs to the PC running the media server.
    We shall see.....

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