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  1. #1

    Posts : 21
    Windows 8 Pro & Linux Mint

    Free Media Centre Pack Offer

    Hi all

    Just received my free Media Centre Pack Key and I'm a little confused, hope someone can help.

    It states in the email with the key that it must be activated by 1st of Feb 2013. I'm wondering what will happen after that date if you do a clean install and you need to use the key again.

    Appreciate any thoughts.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 45
    Windows Eight

    It will most likely expire and you may have to re-purchase. That's how I interpret that.
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  3. #3

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    It is just a way MS has of Knowing how many Media Center packs have been activated thus giving them an idea whether to continue with it or not.
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