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Watching Media Center Recordings On The Surface


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I was able to watch media center recordings on my Surface RT using a couple of apps.

On my Surface a downloaded a free app called “PlayTo Receiver.” On my L920, I downloaded a paid (w/ trial) app called “AV Remote”.

The AV remote app sets up a DLNA connection between the Surface and my HTPC. It seemed to work fine with both 1080i and 720p mpeg2 content. As expected it did not work with protected content or live TV. This will only work across your home network, not the internet.

Fair warning, my HTPC crashed after I tried this, may be a coincidence, so I wouldn’t experiment while watching TV or when your HTPC is recording.

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