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Can no longer "Play To" xbox one, unexpected device error.

  1. #1


    Miami, Florida
    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit

    Can no longer "Play To" xbox one, unexpected device error.


    I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure this one out. I'll try and explain my setup as its a little more complex than others. I use my PC in my room as a media server (Tversity), I connect to my Xbox One in my den using a power line adapter/wireless access point, It has worked in the past but for some reason no matter what I do it just doesn't play to from my PC. I can ping the xbox from my PC, I've restarted every device involved, I've checked and double checked my router config. AND NOTHING. please any help would be appreciated.

    I know I haven't given enough information so if you want to help and need more info just ask. THANKS!

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Start by looking at your firewall and router setup. TVersity has been known to give people headaches in this area. There is a couple of threads over at avsforum.com dedicated to this stuff.
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  3. #3


    Miami, Florida
    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    Thanks for the response broe23. I had a hunch that it was the powerline adapter/wireless AP that I used to wire my Xbox. I bought a new set of 600MB powerline adapters and it worked all most immediately. It picked up my Tversity media center on my PC in a matter of seconds and I played a movie without issue. It was insanely hot when I switched it out so I wouldn't be surprised if it burnt itself out.
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Can no longer "Play To" xbox one, unexpected device error.
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