How-To Install XBMC to your Windows Computer and Configure It with the XBMC HUB Wizard Addon

We’ve just created this new program addon for XBMC called the XBMC HUB Wizard addon which will greatly assist users in custom configuring their XBMC setups within minutes, a task that would normally take hours for a newbie, especially if you don’t know anything about which addons you want and such. We’re now going to walk you through step by step to install XBMC for Windows and then configure it within minutes. Just keep reading and you’ll be done in a jiffy!

HOW-TO INSTALL XBMC TO YOUR WINDOWS COMPUTER AND CONFIGURE WITH THE XBMC HUB WIZARD ADDON

Requirements

  • Windows PC

PART ONE – INSTALL XBMC

Step 1: Download the latest XBMC software package for Windows.

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Step 2: Double Click the file you just downloaded to start the Installer.

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Step 3: Allow your computer to run the software, if prompted, by clicking the “Run” button.

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Step 4: Follow the Installer’s process by clicking “Next” when prompted.

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Step 5: Wait a few minutes while the installation process finishes.

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Step 6: The Installer will tell you when it’s completed, just click “Finish” to close the Installer.

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PART TWO – CONFIGURE XBMC

Step 1: Launch “XBMC” and Navigate to the “File Manager” tab under the “SYSTEM” menu.

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Step 2: Choose the “Add Source” function on the left side of the window.

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Step 3: Under the top field marked marked “Enter the paths or browse for the media locations” enter “http://fusion.xbmchub.com” without quotations, then press the “Done” button on the side of the on-screen keyboard.

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Step 4: Under the “Enter a name for this media Source” field enter “fusion” without quotations and then press the “Done” buttom to complete.

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Step 5: Press on the “OK” button at the bottom of the window to save the source.

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Step 6: Verify that “fusion” is listed on the left side of the File Manager window, then return to the main menu.

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Step 7: Go to “Settings” under the “SYSTEM” menu.

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Step 8: Choose the “Add-ons” menu option on the left side of the window, press “Ok” if prompted with a first time use message.

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Step 9: Select the “Install from zip file” function listed.

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Step 10: Click on the “fusion” server item.

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Step 11: Open the “hubwizard-beta” folder.

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Step 12: Choose the “plugin.video.hubwizard.zip” file and wait a few seconds for it to install, then return to the main menu.

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Step 13: Navigate to the “PROGRAMS” menu, then to “Program Add-ons” if given the option.

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Step 14: Click on the “Hub Wizard” addon listed.

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Step 15: Wait for the short promotional message to play, press the back or exit button to hide it afterwards.

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Step 16: Select the “Windows” icon from the listed options.

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Step 17: Wait a few minutes for the add-on to download the appropriate configuration content.

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Step 18: Press “OK” when prompted that the procedure is complete, then return to the main menu.

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Step 19: Quit “XBMC” by clicking the little power button in the lower left corner or reboot your device then relaunch it and voila!

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Step 20: Enjoy your fully customized, pre-configured XBMC setup.

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Congratulations! Your setup of XBMC should now be running better than you could have ever imagined. Play around and see what kind of miracles you’ll find possible, the possibilities are endless with XBMC on Windows. As usual, if you have any questions at all, feel free to visit our Forums for assistance. If you enjoyed this, consider sharing it on Facebook and Twitter, it would mean the world to us.


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