Media Center Extender

April 2016
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
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A digital media hub from Microsoft that streams photos, audio and video from a Windows Media Center PC to the TV or home theater over a wired or wireless network connection. Connected to the TV set like a set-top box, the Media Center Extender (MCX) streams audio and video from the Media Center PC while other applications can be run at the same time.


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