I finally bought a Slingbox AV unit last night and set it up with S-video output from my upstairs S3. On my home LAN everything works great - no issues with slingplayer. Also last night I setup proper port forwarding for my router for port 5001 (the port I'm using) so I can sling from WAN side. So today I installed slingplayer on my IBM Thinkpad laptop (running XP Pro) at work and was able to connect to my home slingbox. So now to my problem: The video displayed on my laptop only shows the Tivo graphics overlays - I can't see the main TV video and also I get no sound at all. i.e. If I tune to a live channel I can see the Tivo banner with the description, or I can hit the Tivo button and see Tivo central and then get to all the Tivo menu screens. Even for guide I can see the whole guide but just no video in the background (just a dark background). The statistics for slingplayer show "optimizing" for a while and then "streaming" at a fairly constant bit rate of about 150Kbps or so. In summary I cannot see TV video or get any audio but can see all the Tivo overlay graphics. On the laptop I was able to go through the slingplayer video tuning with the basketball clip without problems so I know the player can render video on the laptop. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.