Today the MSN Video Player arrived as part of Windows Media Center – well, in the UK at least.

If you launch Windows Media Center, you may now see the MSN Video Player icon showing up on the TV strip.

WMC - MSN Video Player full

To install it, just click on the icon and follow the instructions.

Internet TV

Downloading

It’s a very small download so it shouldn’t talk long at all.

You will need to have Silverlight 4 installed, which you can get from http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight

Silverlight

When you go into the Guide now you will see all the available content, just click on something to see what you can view of it:

Guide

 

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There will also be a Silverlight update for Internet TV, again this only takes a few seconds.

 

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And then the chosen content will play.

 

There is a really good mixture of programming to watch as a starting point and hopefully this will get better as time goes on, so for now why not take a look.