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Streaming DVD's to Xbox 360

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Hello my name is Eric Schwarz I build website for a living among other things, and enjoy sharing things on the internet.

So let's get straight to the point, a lot of people want to stream DVD's but don't want to bother converting them and having two copies of the movie on are limited Hard Drive space. So I have scoured the internet, tried everything I could find, and have a decent solution, but not perfect. Interested? Well lets get started.

Check out the video of me demonstrating Streaming DVD's to Xbox 360 on YouTube, and be sure to like it!

Requirements
  1. Windows Computer with Windows Media Center
  2. Xbox 360
  3. Some Software to download and install on the Computer
  4. DVD's Backed-Up in the Video_ts format
  5. and About Half an Hour of your time
I'm not going to cover going over how to setup Windows Media Center and configuring your Windows Media Center Extender for Xbox 360, there are plenty of good sources on the internet so Google it.
 
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Step 1: Download Files

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To being you should have a computer running Windows Media Center and that is connected your Xbox 360. So head to your computer your going to use as the one to stream the DVD's to your Xbox, mine is the Server in my basement where I have all my data double backed-up on.

Now go to my website and download the files which are currently 32.7mb Zipped, and once you download them extract them onto your desktop.

Continue onto step 2