Set up Xbox 360 as a Windows Media Center extender
Note Xbox One does not support streaming media from Windows Media Center.
You can use Windows Media Center to stream music, pictures and video to your Xbox 360 console from any computer on your home network. The following steps are for the versions of Windows that include Media Center (Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, and Windows 7 Enterprise versions). For help installing Windows Media Center on your computer, see Windows Media Center.
Step 1: Connect your console to your network
If you have already connected your console to your network, you can go to step 2 below.
If not, connect your console to your home network using a wired or wireless connection. Then, test to make sure that your Xbox console connects successfully. Here’s how:
On your Xbox controller, press the Guide button.
Go to Settings, then select System Settings.
Select Network Settings.
Select the name of your wireless network, or select Wired Network for a wired connection.
Select Test Xbox Live Connection.
If the network status for the connection to your network shows as Connected, go to step 2 below. Otherwise, select More Info on your console and follow the suggestions.
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