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Discussion in 'Networking' started by asif1936, Dec 19, 2011.

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  1. asif1936

    asif1936 Thread Starter

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    I have a fairly new TV with LAN input. Could I use a wireless bridge (like Linksys WET610N) to connect my PC to the TV so I can watch ESPN3 on the TV which is located in a room away from the PC? I have a Linksys router that connects various wireless devices to the PC. I am not savvy enough to answer this question.
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Does the TV have a built-in web browser that allows you to go to ESPN's website? If not, then a network connection won't help. If you want the computer's video to display on the TV, you need a video connection from the computer to the TV.
     
  3. asif1936

    asif1936 Thread Starter

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    Thanks. That's is really what I expected. Actually, I have another TV setup as a monitor which I use for ESPN3 in my office.

    But, a further question. What is the value of having a LAN input to a TV? What can I do with it if the TV doesn't provide for web browsing? I already have the TV rigged for wireless Netflix, etc. via a DVD player
     
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    If it has a network connection, there must be some programs available on it. Check the manual. It's just highly unlikely to have a completely open web browser that allows you to view streaming websites like ESPN. All set top boxes, DVD players, TVs, etc. have those sites blocked in their browsers because the networks want you to pay for cable or satellite instead of streaming content for free.
     
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