Windows Media Connect doesn’t share my files from a network share

So, all of the issues from the previous post apply here.  The file must be the right type, have the right permissions, and be parsed.  However, there are a couple of different things to consider that are unique to network shares.  There are a couple of ways that you can get access to data on…

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Windows Media Connect can’t see my files

I’ll cover the common causes for Windows Media Connect (WMC) not exposing a file.  I’m going to limit the information today to files that are on the same computer as WMC.  I’ll cover network shares in another post.  There are three common reasons why WMC won’t expose a file.  The file format isn’t supported The…


My Digital Media Receiver can’t see Windows Media Connect

You’ve got everything hooked up and Windows Media Connect (WMC) can see your Digital Media Receiver (DMR) but your DMR can’t see WMC. This one is very interesting.  Let’s take a look at what could cause this problem.   When the DMR wants to find WMC (or vice versa) it sends out an SSDP MSEARCH…

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