[Fixed] Windows 10 Streaming Issue with PlayStation 3 Media Server

Streaming Issue with PlayStation 3

Some users reported about the issues while streaming PS3 Media Server on Windows 10. If you are one of them then you are at the right place, this blog contains a guide which will help you to deal with Windows 10 streaming issue with PS3 Media server.    

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Streaming to PS3 Media Server work perfectly on Windows 8.1 but after upgrading to Windows 10 some users are unable to stream. This issue is very big problem for some, so read the below given steps to fix that.

Guide to Fix Streaming Issues with PlayStation 3 Media Center on Windows 10

Tip 1 – Confirm that PS3 Media Server isn’t blocked by your firewall

In order to fix PS3 Media Server streaming in your Windows 10 check that it isn’t blocked by your system Firewall. So, try to disable Windows Firewall completely. Apply the below given steps to disable Windows 10 firewall:

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Step 1: Go to the Search bar and type firewall, select Windows Firewall from the list of results.

Step 2: Choose Turn Windows Firewall on or off.

Step 3: You need to enter admin password or confirm that you want to disable Windows Firewall.

Tip 2 – Search for the MAC address of your device and allow that device for media sharing

Step 1: Open Control Panel and navigate to Network and Sharing Center. Click on the “Change Advanced Sharing Settings” option.

Step 2: Check that Network Discovery and File & Printer Sharing is set to ON. After it click on Media Streaming options.

Step 3: Click on the Show devices drop bar and choose All Networks.

Step 4: Here you will see some unknown devices, double click on each unknown device and check for their MAC address.

Step 5: Find the device that equals the MAC address of your PS3 and allow that device for media sharing.

Tip 3 – Try to Enable Media Sharing to TVs and gaming consoles

Step 1: Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > HomeGroup.

Step 2: Go away from the current HomeGroup.

Step 3: After it open PC Settings > HomeGroup and make new homegroup. Confirm that Media Sharing to TVs and gaming consoles option in enabled.

Step 4: After it go to Media Player > Stream.

Step 5: Check on the automatically allow devices to play.

Step 6: Your PS3 should now display two media players, first is Guest and another one is like Computer Name:Library Name.

Step 7: Now you have to use the Computer Name:Library Name media player and steaming should work without any issue.

That’s all, it is hope that all the above discussed solutions should fix Windows 10 Streaming Issue with PlayStation 3 Media Server.

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