Will Media Center 2005 see and access other UPnP media servers?

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Tim, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. Tim

    Tim Guest

    I have an MCE 2005 PC. I like the fact that it can go into standby mode when
    not recording a show, thereby saving energy. I'll power it up when I want to
    watch a TV show on it or via an extender.

    I want to have my MP3 music available to me any time and not have to wake up
    the MCE PC. So it occured to me that I could put all my MP3s on a USB drive
    and connect it to a Linksys NSLU2 NAS box. Then mod the NSLU2 with
    TwonkyVision's MediaServer software, which turns the NSLU2 into a UPnP media

    Will my Media Center PC see and be able to access my MP3 files on the UPnP
    media server (i.e., does MCE recognize UPnP servers)?
    Tim, Jan 8, 2006
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