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Added free Windows Media Center but nothing shows anywhere

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    Added free Windows Media Center but nothing shows anywhere


    I used Add Features to add free Windows Media Center. After reboot there is no indication of it anywhere. Nothing in Start menu or control panel.

    I use Ex7ForW8 to get a Win 7 style desktop and start menu. Is this a Metro/modern only app?

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    Switched back to the Win 8 shell and I was then able to pin WMC to the Taskbar. It was completely inaccessible from the Win 7 shell. Once that was done I switched back to the Win 7 shell and WMC was useable.


    Edit: Never mind, found it under Accessories. I never had WMC before so didn't know where it lived and did not think to look there before.
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Added free Windows Media Center but nothing shows anywhere
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