Improved performance. Windows Media Connect 2.0 has been completely rewritten to improve general performance and stability.
Expanded device support. Several new DMRs, including the Xbox 360, are now supported by Windows Media Connect 2.0.
Streamlined device configuration. Windows Media Connect 2.0 has been redesigned to make it even easier to start sharing content with new devices.
Fewer network requirements.
Windows Media Connect 2.0 supports a wider range of network
environments than Windows Media Connect 1.0. For example, Windows Media
Connect 2.0 supports streaming from computers that are joined to a
domain (note that your network administrator may choose to block this
Fewer software requirements. Unlike Windows Media Connect 1.0, version 2.0 no longer requires installation of Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1.
Support for Universal Naming Convention (UNC) locations. You can now share content that is stored in a shared network folder by specifying its UNC location, such as \\servername\sharename\foldername.
Support for removable storage locations.
You can now share content that is stored at a removable storage
location, such as on a USB flash drive, Secure Digital card,
CompactFlash card, data CD, or data DVD.
Support for ASF file format. You can now share audio-only ASF (Advanced Systems Format) files.
Improved browsing on devices.
Windows Media Connect 2.0 lets your digital media receivers display
your content by folder name, as well as by artist, album, and so on.
Better integration with Windows Firewall.
Windows Media Connect 2.0 automatically opens the necessary ports in
Windows Firewall and allows you to reset the Windows Firewall settings
from within Windows Media Connect.
Streamlined user interface.
Rarely used options, such as the option to rename devices or the option
to only share folders when you are logged on to your computer, have
been removed from Windows Media Connect 2.0.
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Nothing. Upon double-clicking the installer exe the message "Unable to find a volume for file extraction. Please verify that you have proper permissions." appears in a seperate pop-up window.
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Well I couldn't really test anything as it won't even install.
I would really like to see this work. I love linux but also would really like to have wmc fuctionality again.