Insider Secrets: How to stream Netflix movies directly to your Xbox 360

Step-by-step video showing you how to stream Netflix movies directly to your Xbox 360.

Don't feel like dishing out $100 for the Roku Netflix player? Well, if you have an Xbox 360 and a Windows Vista PC, you don't have to.

Last week we reported about this amazing hack and now we're showing you how to do it! It comes courtesy of Lifehacker.com and takes about 20 minutes to set up.

Streaming Netflix movies isn't the only thing you can do with this connection--once your Xbox 360 is added as a Media Center extender, you can stream pictures, music, or video from your PC to the console as well.

Ready to get going? You can grab the required 'vmcNetflix' Media Center plug-in here.

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