What is smb in mplayer ce? i binged it but still...

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  1. sidishere
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    Ok i dont understand what the smb feature on mplayer ce does, i binged "what is smb" and this is what came up "SMB, which stands for Server Message Block, is a protocol for sharing files, printers, serial ports, and communications abstractions such as named pipes and mail slots between computers. "
    i still dont understand what it does. so can anyone explain what it does to me in layman's terms?
     
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    In basic, it's what Windows uses to share files.
    You can stream media from a server with SMB functionality. (This includes just a standard fairly recent Windows PC)
     
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    does that use up your bandwidth?
     
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    If you mean the bandwidth between PC and Wii it's "Yes"; if you mean the one you have on the Internet "No".
     
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    So let me get this straight, your computer sends a file wirelessly to your wii to play?
     
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    well the wii accesses the file from the shared folder on a pc, it save burning DVD's, puttting files on a USB pen etc...
     

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