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Old 04-04-2010, 02:44 PM
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Whoa! What!?!

I know you well enough to know you're not using a play on words but....please... explain the difference as to what you mean here.
To put it more simply, the OP's step-mother wants to view web pages on the TV, not Internet video.
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Old 04-04-2010, 08:12 PM
 
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To put it more simply, the OP's step-mother wants to view web pages on the TV, not Internet video.
Um ok. I didn't know that was possible without a computer.
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:23 PM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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MSNTV would of been perfect for the op. Unforutnately its closing down this sept 30th. I have been using msntv for over 10 yrs & its not a computer (no hard drive or viruses) but you have internet access to email, websites, etc (i paid a monthly fee of 21.95 & the receiver & wireless keyboard cost me $40.00 in 2000 & still works fine). I cant afford a pc so after sept 30th i will rarely be online unless i go to the library. This really stinks. Msntv has been around since 1996. Ill miss it big time.
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Old 07-03-2013, 05:48 AM
 
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MSNTV would of been perfect for the op. Unforutnately its closing down this sept 30th. I have been using msntv for over 10 yrs & its not a computer (no hard drive or viruses) but you have internet access to email, websites, etc (i paid a monthly fee of 21.95 & the receiver & wireless keyboard cost me $40.00 in 2000 & still works fine). I cant afford a pc so after sept 30th i will rarely be online unless i go to the library. This really stinks. Msntv has been around since 1996. Ill miss it big time.
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My mother's been on MSNTV 13 years....she's not happy about this In the computer section I've been asking around for replacement ideas for her.
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:22 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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Yeah, I think the OP's question would have been easily answered back in the mid 90's when WebTV was quite popular. I knew of many people who had it. I didn't realize it was still around.
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:22 PM
 
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Yeah, I think the OP's question would have been easily answered back in the mid 90's when WebTV was quite popular. I knew of many people who had it. I didn't realize it was still around.
I knew people who had this as well. I didn't realize that people still had it
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:55 PM
 
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Old 07-05-2013, 04:20 PM
 
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A few yrs ago msntv had over 1 million customers worldwide. Today its down to 300k.
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:39 PM
 
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A few yrs ago msntv had over 1 million customers worldwide. Today its down to 300k.
I hope you find a replacement for your MSNTV. Have you looked at the Google TV boxes ? Vizio co-star ?
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:28 PM
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My mother's been on MSNTV 13 years....she's not happy about this In the computer section I've been asking around for replacement ideas for her.

Doesn't sound like she was accessing the web everyday because I had to get rid of it in 2009 because it became so outdated that if you went to certain sites it would just cut off

Those sites were youtube and facebook
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