Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices

Some great, tried & true methods to go by for your home network setup here, ranging from your basic networking tips to even how to best configure for uPnP servers or of course, Windows Home Servers. For those unaware, Twonky Media is an app designed to make streaming whatever content you have on your server readily available to all your players in your home–but these tips are universal whether you use Twonky or not.

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8. If you want to be able to stream multiple high-def videos, make sure there are no 10Mbps routers or switches on your LAN. Use 1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet switches instead. They are now surprisingly affordable.