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=====Howto see Divx movies on your Dreambox WITHOUT using the VLCF plugin;=====
===={{color c="gray" text="Now made obsolete by the PLiĀ® Movieplayer"}}====
[[E1MoviePlayer Click here to learn more about the PLiĀ® Movieplayer]]

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**[[e2MoviePlayer DM7020 and DM800 users - click here to see how to do this]]**
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**If you have not upgraded to the latest Jade 3 or Open-PLi software please use VLC version 0.86i**
=={{color c="gray" text="The new Jade and Open-PLi software can use VLC 1.x.x"}}==

This mini howto will allow you to stream most video formats on your PC to your DMxxxx set top box that are running the PLi Images
Files like .avi, .vob, .ts etc etc.

This howto does not require you to do anything to you DM box at all. You do not need VLC version 0.8.6a to 0.8.6c on your DM box at all however you do need the PC/MAC/Linux version installed on your computer. It is all done with your web browser from your computer.

**1**. Open your web browser to your DMxxxx box. i.e. http://192.168.1.169
**2.** On the left hand side of the screen click on the stream button and this image will appear

{{image alt="PLi" title="PLi" url="/images/wiki/000847_webif.jpg"}}


**3.** Now click on the settings button.
**4.** Now under the top section as shown below click on the edit button and change the Server IP address from the IP of your DM box to the address of your PC where you have the movies (you need to be on that PC to do this)

{{image alt="PLi" title="PLi" url="/images/wiki/000847_webif1.jpg"}}

**5.** Now click on the browse button and select the movie you want to play on your DM box.
**6.** Now you have selected the movie simply click on the FILE button (see it to the left of the file name you just selected?)

{{image alt="PLi" title="PLi" url="/images/wiki/000847_webif2.jpg"}}

**7.** You will now see the download screen and the VLC will start with the file you chose. Now wait about 15 to 20 seconds and it will appear on your TV screen. As simple as this.

**8.** To stop it playing on your DM box / TV simply stop VLC and it will do back to your last TV channel.

**Screen shot of it working on a DM500**

{{image alt="PLi" title="PLi" url="/images/wiki/000847_webif3.png"}}

Remember mileage may vary

A flash movie of this setup can be seen on this link; [[http://www.jsat.tv/nz/stream/index.htm.html Setup Streaming to my DM box]]

VLC Versions currently working [Summer 2008] with the above VLC versions //0.8.6a, 0.8.6b, 0.8.6c, 0.8.6f//

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[[E1 Streaming Howtos]] : [[DM500 DM500]] : [[DM500plus DM500+]] : [[DM56xx DM56xx]] : [[DM600 DM600]] : [[DM7000 DM7000]] : [[DM7020 DM7020]] : [[DM7025 DM7025]] : [[DM800 DM800]]
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