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Old 10-02-09, 12:35 PM   #3
tjohn
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Default Re: Confused about what I can do with HTPC

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Originally Posted by six_storm View Post
Good luck getting it to be a DVR, most subscribers will encrypt the signal and this won't allow you to record it on the HTPC.

Besides that, you can do tons of stuff with your HTPC:

* Watch movies (DVDs, Blu-ray, AVIs, WMVs, etc)
* Listen to music
* Play games on a big screen (PC games, emulators)
* View pictures
* Surf the web on a big screen (if you have one)

Those are just some of the things you can do, it's just up to you.
Thanks, I was afraid the DVR wouldn't work. If a pc had an HDMI out, couldn't I do all those things you listed?
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