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Legality Issue: Windows 8 and WMC key (12/23/2012)

  1. #11


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    If you were to reinstall you would enter the Windows 8 key during the installationa susual, and after installation when adding features you would then enter the Media Center Pack key.

    There should be no issues in this.

    Kari

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  2. #12


    Damn, and I missed all of this...and how can this be. Well you snooze you loose I reckon.
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  3. #13


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    I think you would probably use the key you got for WMC, that is if you want to re-install that, but you would have to do a clean install with a disk WITH Media Center on it. Or, use your original disk, use your original key, then just re-add WMC, by "adding feature" - Use your WMC key for that, it should let you add it again.
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  4. #14


    I believe you download Media Center through widows store and reuse the free key you got for it in December.
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Legality Issue: Windows 8 and WMC key (12/23/2012)
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