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mac compatability

can the series 6530 tv be used with a mac book ?
pc share manager does not seem to work
and the help team suggest that you can only use windows media player not quicktime

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mac compatability

meddlesome,

The PC Share Manager software is not compatible with Mac computers. However you might try a different program, such as Serviio. Unfortunately, since Mac is not officially supported, I can't offer any further assistance on connecting to a Mac computer.

--HDTech

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mac compatability

would have saved me 1hr and 10 mins last saturday if the samsung telephone help people knew this information

(and to be honest i may not have bought the tv if i had known)

also Serviio requires Java which i do not have

many thks anyway !!

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Just checking.

"Every version of Mac OS X comes with Java out of the box. No download, installation, or setup is necessary to run applications, view Applets, or even build your own Java code from the command line."
http://developer.apple.com/java/faq/

And even if you blew java off the machine you could go get it again.
Bob

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thks Bob

i wasn't clear sorry - i meant i do not have java 1.6 (i have 1.5) do i simply download 1.6 ?
(i viewed applets & do not understand so building code is for me i'm afraid other wordly)


2nd question pls - can't the TV simply replicate the computer screen when connected by cable ?

thks again

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I can't answer.

I'm not trying to be difficult here but why wouldn't you try java.com and download it then install that? I'm left to wonder why not.

As to the TV as a computer screen issue it is still true that nothing is automatic it seems. But that doesn't stop me from connecting my HDTV with a HDMI cable and fiddling with control panels to get it going. I see no change in this fiddling.
Bob

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