Now im trying get to grips with this great machine has anyone tried the MCE Browser for the xbox 360 which allows you to surf the net?
It is for windows media centre, but because xbox does have this you can transfer it over.
Some of the features include:
- Browse to home page or favorites
- Navigate favorites subfolders
- Enter a URL to browse to
- Scroll around within web pages
- Highlight and select links within web pages to navigate
- Form support - fill out edit boxes, combo boxes, list boxes, select buttons, etc.
- Mouse and keyboard support
- Zoom in and out for 10-foot style surfing
- Compatible with Media Center Extender devices
- Multilanguage support (English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese)
- Support for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 or Windows Vista Media Center
Anthony Park has invented [COLOR=#fda50c! important][COLOR=#fda50c! important]software[/COLOR][/COLOR]
that will allow you to browse the internet with the Media Center Edition remote. While not directly made for surfing on the Xbox360, we have put together just how to use it to do so. You can go to the more programs tab on your Xbox360 and run the program, then use the remote to surf the [COLOR=#fda50c! important][COLOR=#fda50c! important]internet[/COLOR][/COLOR]
on your Xbox360. (Thanks, 9).
STEP BY STEP
NOTE: You NEED [COLOR=#fda50c! important][COLOR=#fda50c! important]WindowsXP[/COLOR][/COLOR]
Media Center Edition, it will not work with [COLOR=#fda50c! important][COLOR=#fda50c! important]Windows [COLOR=#fda50c! important]2000[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR]
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.[COLOR=#fda50c! important][COLOR=#fda50c! important]msi[/COLOR][/COLOR]
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!
It says that you cant input text but on his website it now says you can. I dont know which to believe I should be trying it out this weekend
Other details from http://www.gamersreports.com/news/12...-your-xbox360/