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    I was on Win8 & found an area where it says "Get the latest updates for Win8.

    I clicked on it & the first thing it asked me was the registration no. for Win8.

    I was very careful to note the reg no. but it was refused. I tried several times with no luck.

    What do I do now?


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  2. #2

    Portsmouth Hants
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Add Features - This is the new name for "Anytime Upgrades" - you buy a new product license key, enter it, and after checking its validity, Microsoft automatically downloads and installs the new product to your system. In Windows 8 RP you can for instance upgrade to the MCE (Media Center Edition) by entering the (free) key:


    if you have the Professional edition of Windows 8 RP installed already.

    If you have the core edition of Windows 8 RP you need first upgrade that to Professional by entering the product key:


    and let that upgrade perform before you can apply the MCE upgrade.
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  3. #3


    I was on the wrong track! Thought it was for normal updates!

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