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Play videos in Remote Web Access

Updated: March 30, 2011

Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011

When you are away from home, you can access the videos that are in the shared folders on the Windows Home Server 2011 server, and then play them using the web-based Media Player.

To play videos on Remote Web Access

  1. Log on to Remote Web Access.

  2. In the Media Library, click Browse Videos.

    If you do not have remote media permissions, the media gadgets are not displayed on the website home page. See the person who manages the server for permission to access remote media.

  3. Click the thumbnail of the video that you want to watch, and then click Play video. The web-based Media Player opens and starts buffering the video.

  4. If the video does not start playing automatically, click the Play button.

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