Starting today, Windows Media Center users who are also Netflix members will gain access to more than 12,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix directly within Windows Media Center on their PCs.
In Windows Media Center, a new Netflix tile will appear under "TV + Movies". To stream movies and TV shows from Netflix, just click on the new Netflix tile and login with your Netflix account.
You will be able to search the entire Netflix library right from Windows Media Center, and manage both your Instant and DVD Queues. Windows Media Center will also take advantage of Netflix?s "recommended" categories.
You can also use your Windows Media Center remote to navigate the player controls and queues for Netflix in Windows Media Center too.
Netflix in Windows Media Center is powered by Silverlight.
If you also have an Xbox LIVE Gold membership and have been streaming Netflix movies and TV episodes to your Xbox 360, this offering will work for you as well.
Netflix in Windows Media Center currently will work only for Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate users.