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Ask Engadget: simplest, cheapest way to stream movies from PC to TV?

Darren Murph

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget question is coming to us from Willem, who may actually land the love of his life if you'll lend a hand here. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own, drop us a line at ask [at] engadget [dawt] com.
"I have a computer that houses an entire collection of digital movies. In another room I have a TV. I want to stream a selection of MKV and AVI videos to the TV. I can also put all the movies on an external hard drive if that makes it easier. What would be the cheapest way to display the movies on my TV? Solving this problem would let me finally watch a nice movie in my apartment with this cute girl I like!"
If we've ever seen an important Ask question, this is it. Stop whatever you're doing and help Bro Montana here. You don't overlook this kind of thing... at least not if you believe in karma.

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