Windows Media Player 11
Windows Media Player 11 lets you connect your Xbox 360 console to a PC running Windows XPit doesn't have to be a Windows Media Center-based PC. Stream music, video, and pictures stored on a Windows XP-based computer anywhere in your home. View slide shows and videos on your TV and play your musicboth your audio CDs and the unprotected music files on your PCthrough one sound system.
To set up Windows Media Player 11 on a Windows XP-based PC:
Connect your console to your PC as described above or using one of the connection types described in Connect to Xbox Live.
Go to the Windows Media Player 11 download page at www.microsoft.com to download the software.
Depending on your region, Windows Media Player 11 may also be available at www.xbox.com/pcsetup.
Click Windows Media Player Software (or, if you followed the link for a manual download, choose your operating system and follow the instructions).
Run the software setup on your PC and follow the prompts.
When setup is complete, Windows Media Player should automatically start. If not, open it.
In Windows Media Player, click Library, Media Sharing.
Select Share my media, OK. Windows Media Player will search for devices on your network.
Click your console, then click Allow. If you want to apply more options, click Settings. When done, click OK.
On your Xbox 360 console, in the Media area of the Xbox Dashboard, select Music, Pictures, or Video, then select Computer.
Select Yes, continue, then select your PC.
Am I missing something here?
I think I got it to work after the fall update, but before WMP 11 was released. I used WIndows Media Connect (which has since been rolled into WMP 11). Sounds like no one here has had success. I'll try the AVS Forum next.