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Running Windows Media Center from another computer

So i have had a desktop running Windows Vista Ultimate natively. I also have been using a built in TV turner and enjoy watching my Verizon Fios TV shows on it. It works perfectly fine as my DVR and Media Center. I recently bought a Windows Vista Ultimate laptop, but it doesn't have a TV turner. It has 3GB ram, and is quite fast. I want to be able to watch the TV shows that are playing live on the desktop on my new laptop. Is this possible? and if so, what do i need to do?

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On a wireless network or long distance?

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Remote Desktop may be the simplest way given it's part of Windows Vista Ultimate to begin with. Log into your desktop remotely over your local wireless network and watch as you roam about the house. If you wish to do this over the internet, LogMeIn is one option, which is available as both free and paid depending on your needs. You'll have nearly absolute control over your desktop from afar, so watching TV is only the tip of the iceberg.

Hope this helps,

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