Laptop remote access to TV software

By philbie
Jan 2, 2008
  1. Can someone tell me, I have a tower unit with a Videomate T750 PCI TV card, and I use the software that came with it (Compro 3) to view both analog and digital reception.
    I also have a laptop, and I want to have remote access to the TV software over my network so I can watch TV on the laptop.
    Is this possible, and if so what software do I need, and where do I get instructions on how to use it?
    The tower is running XP Home SP2 and is hard wired to a router (WRG614 v7). The laptop is wireless networked to the same router, and is running Vista Business.
    Thank you in advance.
  2. gavinseabrook

    gavinseabrook TS Rookie Posts: 320

    Well this is where the big problem is. You might be able to SHARE the software by installing it on your laptop, then create a shared drive to your PC, but usually with TV Tuners, you will need it plugged in DIRECTLY. The only other option would be to setup a Remote Desktop Connection, but it would/might run a little choppy.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Yeah.. Live video is not something that would run smoothly over wireless. Wired ethernet may work though.
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