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Old 10-28-2012, 11:14 AM - Thread Starter
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So with the release of windows 8 and the free media center I am planning on trying it out on my HTPC. However, I am trying to figure out a way I can use a kindle fire HD or a google nexus 7 as my remote by mirroring the desktop and the metro UI to both the TV and the tablet at the same time. Does anyone know how to get this to work? If I log in remotely using Remote Desktop it locks the main display screen (the TV).
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Old 10-28-2012, 12:29 PM
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IMO, using remote desktop as a remote is a bit of a brute force solution. There are apps for Android specifically designed to be remotes for WMC. Take a look at these two:

Ceton Companion

Media Center Control

I'm pretty sure the Ceton App is also available for the Kindle Fire.
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:31 PM - Thread Starter
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Is there anyway to mirror your desktop to a tablet? While still being a me to view it on the main screen?
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There is an app/program that does exactly what you want: Splashtop

You put the server on your PC and you then have remote desktop from your iOS, Android or WebOS tablet.
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I am interested in this too. The problem with splashtop when I tied it was that it lowered the resolution on my htpc whenever I turned remote desktop on.
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Teamviewer will keep your main screen active while remote logging into it and putting the desktop on your tablet.
http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx
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IMO, using remote desktop as a remote is a bit of a brute force solution. There are apps for Android specifically designed to be remotes for WMC. Take a look at these two:
Ceton Companion
Media Center Control
I'm pretty sure the Ceton App is also available for the Kindle Fire.

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I am interested in this too. The problem with splashtop when I tied it was that it lowered the resolution on my htpc whenever I turned remote desktop on.

This is done by default, but there is an option to turn this off on the tablet.
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