Author Topic: My WDTV Live box dying  (Read 896 times)

April 16, 2016, 04:03:19 PM
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Had to unplug and reset every time I wanted to watch anything.  Was going to buy a new one then found out no Netflix from these forums.  Got a Roku stick ($59) and installed Plex media server on my PC.  Watching Netflix and all the content on my PC effortlessly.  Sign in is a breeze compared to WDTV Live which decides not to accept you once in a while.  I might go back later but for now sticking with the Roku stick.  Only downside it doesn't have a USB port.

April 16, 2016, 07:45:15 PM
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My old WDTV Live SMP is great for browsing network shares...but useless for anything else.
I can cast YouTube from my tablet or PC...but it needs a restart after every YouTube session...

You can cast straight from Windows with any video file...which is handy.

Android TV and a Chromecast are on my main TV these days though.