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The Netflix interface can be a bit confusing to those new to the Netflix service.Couple that with users new to using Windows Media Center and you have a perfect learning curve storm.Much of the functionality added with TV Pack 2008 was included with the version of Media Center included in Windows 7, along with an update to the user interface.Playback of H.264 video both locally and through a Media Center Extender (including the Xbox 360) is supported.Luckily, the learning curve is short and overall the service works well.Windows Media Center (WMC) is a discontinued digital video recorder and media player created by Microsoft.For television support, the Windows Media Center "TV Pack" released by Microsoft in 2008 is incorporated into the WMC.This includes support for Cable CARD and North American (ATSC) clear QAM tuners, as well as creating lists of favorite stations.
Media Center can play slideshows, videos and music from local hard drives, optical drives and network locations.Users can stream television programs and films through selected services such as Netflix.Content can be played back on computer monitors or on television sets through the use of devices called Windows Media Center Extenders. Up to six TV tuners on a tuner card are supported simultaneously.The Picture Library includes new slideshow capabilities, and individual pictures can be rated.Also, while browsing a media library, a new column appears at the top named "Shared." This allows users to access shared media libraries on other Media Center PCs from directly within Media Center.