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Remove Window Media Center?

  1. #11


    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1


    It worked perfectly. I followed the instructions to remove mentions of WMC from the keys, and I was able to do an in-place upgrade and keep EVERYTHING, including desktop apps and their configurations!

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  2. #12


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    That's, nice to know, that it works with Windows 8 too. The hard part would be knowing what to edit the entries to? So you just removed the "with Media Center" part leaving "Windows 8 Pro"?
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  3. #13


    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1


    yep. and the reinstall kept EVERYTHING. the only tyhing I had to do was to launch all of my metro apps once to start up their live tiles.
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  4. #14


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


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  5. #15


    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1


    I create a tutorial if anyone is interested. I'm pretty sure mods are going to tweak it a bit if they do accept it.
    Tutorial: Windows Media Center - Remove from Windows 8 Pro
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