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Windows Vista®: Home Entertainment with Windows® Media Center and Xbox 360™ by Greg Slack, S. E. Slack

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Chapter 19. Playing with the Xbox Controller, Downloads, and Games

  • Use the Xbox 360 controller

  • Download games

  • Set up the Active Downloads list

  • Access Windows Vista and Media Center games

THERE’S SO MUCH you can do with Xbox 360 and Windows Media Center in your home entertainment system that it’s hard to know where to start. The beauty of using Xbox 360 as part of your home entertainment system is that you can use it in so many ways.

In this chapter, though, we’ll focus on the basics. If you’re new to gaming or Xbox 360, you’ll need to learn how to use the Xbox 360 controller, how to download games, and how to access games through Media Center. Even if you’re not, this chapter might offer you a few tips and tricks that are new to you.

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