The My Videos window in Media Center makes it
easy to play home video files you created or video
files you downloaded from the Internet.
In My Videos you can:
Play videos that are stored anywhere on your
hard disk drive.
Create a CD or DVD of your video files.
Playing Digital Videos in Media Center
After you organize your videos in the My Videos or
Shared Video folder in Windows Explorer, open
Media Center to watch your videos.
Press the Media Center Start button
the remote control, or, with your mouse, click
on the taskbar, and then
click Media Center.
Select My Videos.
Select the video folder you want. The video
folder opens, displaying a list of video files.
You may need to use the scroll arrows at the
bottom of the window to display all videos.
Select the video file. The video plays in full-
screen mode. Use the mouse to resize the
window if you want to watch your video
while doing something else on your desktop.
To exit full-screen mode and return to the
previous window, press Back on the remote
control or the Backspace key on the keyboard.
Your video continues to play in the inset
View your videos in full-screen mode or from
an inset window in Media Center.
View small image (thumbnail) and title of
When the video is finished, select Restart to
replay the video, or select Done to close the
file and return to the My Videos window.
Each user has a
separate My Videos
folder that can be
opened only by that
person. You can
share videos with
others by storing
them in the Shared
Use the mouse to
select the up
arrows and down
arrows at the
bottom of the
window, to scroll to
other pages of
video files and
You can maximize
the media playing
in the inset
window by using
the arrow buttons
to select the inset
window and then
pressing OK on the