Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Using Windows XP On Your Xbox 360

Xbox 360 has been one of the most successful gaming consoles and is well known for the amazing gaming experience that it provides the users. Some of the excellent features in Xbox 360 include Xbox Live, Xbox Live Marketplace, Xbox Video, Xbox Music and much more. According to the Windows tech support technicians, the Xbox 360 console can also be connected to a personal computer running on Windows XP operating system. However, the gaming console has not been designed to run Windows XP as the operating system and it is also a bit difficult to install the OS into Xbox 360.

Nevertheless, the console has options to perform many of the Windows XP functions and that includes the ability to stream music and photos while connected to your Windows XP computer. You can use the following instructions provided by the Windows tech support team to use Windows XP on your Xbox 360 console:
  • In the first step, you need to access the internet on your PC and go to the Xbox 360 Media Download Center. Now, you need to click on the link labeled Windows XP on the Xbox 360 Media Download Center page to get directed to a page by the name ‘Listen to Music, View Pictures and Watch Videos on your Xbox 360 Console’.
  • Next, you need to download the software by clicking on the Zune link, which you can find at the top of the page. Once installed, open the program on your Windows XP computer.
  • Now, you need to access your computer control panel and then click on Settings, followed by Software and then, on Sharing. At any point of time, you can also contact the Windows tech support team to get assistance on this.
  • You need to select the Enable Media Sharing With Xbox 360 option in the Sharing menu and then power on your gaming console, if you haven’t already done that. Now, click on the main menu button and move onto the Xbox Dashboard.
  • Next, you need to click on the My PC listing on the Xbox Dashboard and then select one of these options available there: Music, Pictures or Videos. This will make the operating system to stream the chosen content to your Xbox 360 gaming console.
These instructions can help you to successfully use Windows XP on your Xbox 360. To know more about Xbox gaming console, you may contact our technical support team.

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