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Hi guys,

Just curious to know if anyone has any ideas about making this possible.

My macbook sits right beside my windows xp desktop. They are both connected via a wireless network at home. Would it be possible to use my macbook to select songs to play on my desktop(which is connected to some much nicer speakers than the built-in macbook ones)? Thanks for reading this!
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You can use VNC to control remote machines, check out Chicken of the VNC for a nice OS X VNC client.

I'm not too sure how easy this is to set up with a windows/mac network though, but AFAIK it should be doable.
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If you're using XP Pro on the PC, you don't need any additional software for the desktop. Just grab a copy of Microsoft's Remote Desktop for Mac
http://www.microsoft.com/mac/otherpr...edesktopclient

If you're using XP home, then you'll need VNC.
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