Unable to install Netflix on Windows Media Center

I tried to install the new Netflix Windows Media Center plug-in..

I get the following message: Unable to install Netflix. There was a problem during installation. Restart your computer and try again.

I have done that a few times unsuccessful.

Please help.


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Last updated February 8, 2019 Views 41,381 Applies to:

Hello globalalex,


Thank you for visiting the Microsoft Windows Vista Community site.


In regards to your issue,  Be sure your PC has Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate.

With the rich features of Windows Media Center, you'll want the fastest Internet connection available.


  • Launch Windows Media Center in Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate. Do you have it?
  • Go to Netflix in the TV and Movies section of Windows Media Center.
  • If you’re a Netflix member, enter your credentials and start watching.
  • Browse the library and add titles to your instant queue.
  • Start watching.



I hope the information is useful.


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