On your laptop, you will want to put in VLC, a small however full-featured media participant.
You’ll additionally want to seek out the native IP tackle of the pc(s) you need to stream from.
To do that, open a command immediate and kind “ipconfig.” This offers you your IP tackle. Write it down!
Now, open the “mplayerwii.conf” file on the SD drive, and add a line that appears like this:
“stream = http://[your ip address]:8080/”
So, my line would appear to be this:
“stream = http://192.168.2.2:8080/”
Save that file, put the SD card into your Wii, and cargo MPlayer from the Homebrew Channel.