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Is this possible? I've heard that there's an extension or something for Vista's Media Center, but I can't figure out how to enable this in Windows 7.

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I got it working in Vista, but it took a lot of trial and error so I couldn't tell what finally clicked to make it happen. – Joel Coehoorn Oct 5 '09 at 17:31

It hasn't been released for Windows 7 yet. I imagine any attempts to get it working are completely unsupported.

Keep an eye on the Netflix Blog for announcements.

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Try to see if MyNetflix works in Windows 7.

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This is possible using PlayOn, which supports Windows 7. You don't even need PlayOn running on your Windows 7 machine though; it just has to be running on any machine on your network.

It registers itself as a UPnP Media Server, which any UPnP client (which Media Center is, I am almost positive) can access to play your Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, etc etc.


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Netflix is supported in Windows 7 Media center out of the box. no 3rd part plugins needed.

Just make sure to run all the Windows 7 updates. When you are done installing all the windows updates, open WMC and the Netflix icon will be there waiting for you.

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