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Activating Win8 Pro afetr installing Media Center

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    Activating Win8 Pro afetr installing Media Center

    I installed Media Center & now I can't download a key for it!

    I am IRATE at MS!!

    I have 2 computers running Win8 Pro. I got the key for Media Center on one computer & everything works!!

    I then loaded Media Center on the other Win8 Pro computer, but it will not let me download a key for it. It insists that I have downloaded a key!

    I tried to reactivate back to my original installation & refuses to accepted that valid key!

    I don't know how they know I have downloaded a key.

    What do I do know? Reinstall the original Win8 Pro? Ridicules!!

    There must be a way!!

    After using MS Software from the beginning I am getting more & more frustrated with MICROSOFT!!

    I want to buy a Surface RT Tablet for my wife, but there is NO WAY I can buy one in IRELAND!!!F
    That Old fart TULLY

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    Windows 8.1 x64

    If you are referring to the free keys, one key works with one install. I had to supply two e-mail addresses to get two keys.

    I assume the purchased keys work the same.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    One Media Center key = one email address.
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    Don't work for me!

    Will try my wife's computer, but she has Win7.

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