remote music server

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I want to use remote destop to control a music server dedicated to my home
audio system. Is there a way to have remote desktop control the audio
functions of the remote PC rather than the one I am controlling from?
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?)

    I used a program called XMMS control.

    Its Linux based though.

    I set up a dedicated linux box to play MP3s through the muzac system at
    work, and its controlled through any web browsr
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    If you use Windows Media Encoder you can control the audio volume remotely.
    I don't know what a music server dedicated to a home audio system is, but
    you can broadcast to an Internet protocol (stream music) to your local
    network, or the Internet. For example I can listen to music or watch video
    on my laptop or my pocket pc from music or video that I stream from my
    desktop computer.

    "mlb2332" <mlb2332@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:CD772583-4DED-4258-8378-A59EFC0DCCAC@microsoft.com...
    >I want to use remote destop to control a music server dedicated to my home
    > audio system. Is there a way to have remote desktop control the audio
    > functions of the remote PC rather than the one I am controlling from?
    > --
    > mlb2332
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?)

    Using your example, what if your the audio outputs from your desktop were
    directly connected to inputs of your home stereo and you wanted to control
    the volume and which songs were being played through your stereo via your
    desktop remotely from your laptop?

    I have a PC that serves no function other than to play music through my home
    stereo and I want to control that PC from all the other PC's on my home
    network using Remote Desktop or some other program. I can access those music
    files and play them from anywhere on the network, that is easy, what I can't
    do is direct that PC to play songs through it's own audio outputs which is
    the problem I am trying to resolve.

    "Gary Mount" wrote:

    > If you use Windows Media Encoder you can control the audio volume remotely.
    > I don't know what a music server dedicated to a home audio system is, but
    > you can broadcast to an Internet protocol (stream music) to your local
    > network, or the Internet. For example I can listen to music or watch video
    > on my laptop or my pocket pc from music or video that I stream from my
    > desktop computer.
    >
    > "mlb2332" <mlb2332@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:CD772583-4DED-4258-8378-A59EFC0DCCAC@microsoft.com...
    > >I want to use remote destop to control a music server dedicated to my home
    > > audio system. Is there a way to have remote desktop control the audio
    > > functions of the remote PC rather than the one I am controlling from?
    > > --
    > > mlb2332
    >
    >
    >
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