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Browse The Internet On Your Xbox360

cg010169

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Click on the news title for the images of the 360 browsing MSN and GR, as well as a full Step by Step guide.

STEP BY STEP

NOTE: You NEED WindowsXP Media Center Edition, it will not work with Windows 2000 or any other form of Windows XP

1) Go to http://www.anpark.com/software.aspx
2) Click on "Download Now (591 Kb)"
3) Double click on MCEBrowserSetup.msi and just click next
4) Start your Xbox360 and go into Media Center
5) Go into "More Programs" and choose the "Browser" Entry.
6) Add Favorites to your 360 from your PC, by going into:

C:, then "Documents and Settings" folder, then the "MCX#" folder

(# is a number, it depends on how many times you did manually
reconnect the 360 to the PC , so it changes for everyone....
The highest number is the latest, so choose that folder)

Go into the Subfolder called "Favorites" and either add links
by drag'n'drop from Internet Explorers Address Bar to it, or
right click and choose "Create Shortcut", enter the URL, click
next, and now Enter the Name of the Website (This will be how it
appears on the 360)

7) Choose One of your "Favorites" on the 360 and enjoy!

Please note, while you are able to browse the Web, do not mistake this add-on to MCE or a full fledged Web browser. It is using the MCE PC to render an image of the Website which it displays on the 360, but you will not be able to enter any text. (For Example, google wouldn't be useful because you cannot enter text.) However you are able to follow links. No, the USB Keyboard does not work with this as of yet. This also means the likelyhood of getting a virus on your Xbox360 is next to nothing. The browser is basically showing you an image of a browser running on your PC, so if your PC is protected, your Xbox360 is.

http://www.gamersreports.com/news/1293/browse-the-internet-on-your-xbox360/
 

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how about DW on a 42" screen :)

nice post cg010169, shame it won't work on normal XP tho. also, you'd think MS would have a browser sorted out by now anyway.