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Free Media Center Pack Keys


z3r010

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#1
Get them requested while they are free - Add features - Microsoft Windows

Tutorial - http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/6559-windows-media-center-add-windows-8-a.html

* Offer valid from October 26, 2012, until January 31, 2013, and is limited to five licenses per customer per promotion. To install Windows 8 Pro Pack, you must be running Windows 8. Internet access fees may apply. Prices shown are estimated retail prices; actual price may vary by retailer. If you purchase a new PC with Windows 8 preinstalled and you later upgrade that PC with Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8 Media Center Pack, a volume license edition, or a retail edition, you will no longer be able to install apps that are provided exclusively from your PC manufacturer through the Windows Store. Get the full details on our special offers.


** Windows 8 Media Center Pack is available at no charge for a limited time only through this promotional page on Windows.com. If you obtain Windows 8 Media Center Pack through any other location fees might apply. Offer valid from October 26, 2012, until January 31, 2013, and is limited to one product key per email address. You qualify for this promotion if your PC is running Windows 8 Pro. Additional hardware may be required to watch and record live TV. You must provide a valid email address to receive your Windows 8 Media Center Pack product key. Your product key must be activated no later than January 31, 2013. Microsoft will only contact you at the email address you provide to send you your product key and to remind you when the activation period for your product key is ending. Catalysis Corporation is a third-party company we use to collect subscription information and process the delivery of these emails. If you purchase a new PC with Windows 8 preinstalled and you later upgrade that PC with Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8 Media Center Pack, a volume license edition, or a retail edition, you will no longer be able to install apps that are provided exclusively from your PC manufacturer through the Windows Store. Get the full details on our special offers.
 

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Dave76

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#2
Thanks, requested it, how long does it take to get the email?
 

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64
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    Intel Core i5-3570K 4.6GHz
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    GIGABYTE GA-Z77X UD3H f18
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DeaconFrost

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#4
Mine haven't come in yet, either.
 

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    Gigabyte GA-Z77-UD3H
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    16 GB Patriot Viper 3 DDR3-1600
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    Nvidia 470 GTX
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    Onboard
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M4 256 GB, WD WD20EFRX 2 TB
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    OCZ 700W
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    Corsair 300R
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo

Dave76

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#5
Over 6 hours and nothing yet, maybe it will be released with Win8.
 

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64
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    PC/Desktop
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    Intel Core i5-3570K 4.6GHz
    Motherboard
    GIGABYTE GA-Z77X UD3H f18
    Memory
    8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 1600 CORSAIR Vengeance CL8 1.5v
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    Sapphire HD 7770 Vapor-X 1GB DDR5
    Sound Card
    Onboard VIA VT2021
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    22" LCD Dell SP2208WFP
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Samaung 840Pro 128GB, Seagate 500GB SATA2 7200rpm 32mb, Seagate 1TB SATA2 7200rpm 32mb,
    PSU
    Corsair HX650W
    Case
    Cooler Master Storm Scout
    Cooling
    Corsair H80 w/Noctua NF P12 12cm fan, case fans 2X14cm
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wave
    Mouse
    CM Sentinel
    Internet Speed
    Abysmal
    Browser
    Opera Next
    Other Info
    Dell Venue 8Pro: Baytrail Z3740D, 2GB Ram, 64GB HDD, 8" IPS Display 1280 x 800, Active Stylus.
    Haswell laptop: HP Envy 17t-j, i7-4700MQ, GeForce 740M 2GB DDR3, 17.3" Full HD 1920x1080, 16GB RAM, Samsung 840 Pro 128GB, 1TB Hitachi 7200 HDD,
    Desktop: eSATA ports,
    External eSATA Seagate 500GB SATA2 7200rpm,

Lee

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Ain't it a handsome frog when you have to wait for something you are really looking for; damn just like Christmas Day. . .:roflmao:
 

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    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)
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    PC/Desktop
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    HP Pavilion p1423w
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    Intel Core i5 3330 Ivy Bridge
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    Foxconn - 2ADA Ivy Brige
    Memory
    16 GB 1066MHz DDR3
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    ATI Radeon HD 5450
    Sound Card
    HD Realteck (Onboard)
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    Mitsubishi LED TV/Montior HD, Dell 23 HD, Hanspree 25" HD
    Screen Resolution
    Mit. 1980-1080, Dell 2048-115, Hanspree 1920-10802
    Hard Drives
    1 SanDisk 240Gig SSD, 2 Samsung 512Gig SSDs
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    Tower
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    Original (Fans)
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    Microsoft Keyboard 2000
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    Microsoft Optical Mouse 5000
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    1.3 (350 to 1024 if lucky)
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    Firefox 19.1
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    MSE-Defender

Dave76

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#9

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64
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    PC/Desktop
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    76~2.0
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-3570K 4.6GHz
    Motherboard
    GIGABYTE GA-Z77X UD3H f18
    Memory
    8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 1600 CORSAIR Vengeance CL8 1.5v
    Graphics Card(s)
    Sapphire HD 7770 Vapor-X 1GB DDR5
    Sound Card
    Onboard VIA VT2021
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LCD Dell SP2208WFP
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Samaung 840Pro 128GB, Seagate 500GB SATA2 7200rpm 32mb, Seagate 1TB SATA2 7200rpm 32mb,
    PSU
    Corsair HX650W
    Case
    Cooler Master Storm Scout
    Cooling
    Corsair H80 w/Noctua NF P12 12cm fan, case fans 2X14cm
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wave
    Mouse
    CM Sentinel
    Internet Speed
    Abysmal
    Browser
    Opera Next
    Other Info
    Dell Venue 8Pro: Baytrail Z3740D, 2GB Ram, 64GB HDD, 8" IPS Display 1280 x 800, Active Stylus.
    Haswell laptop: HP Envy 17t-j, i7-4700MQ, GeForce 740M 2GB DDR3, 17.3" Full HD 1920x1080, 16GB RAM, Samsung 840 Pro 128GB, 1TB Hitachi 7200 HDD,
    Desktop: eSATA ports,
    External eSATA Seagate 500GB SATA2 7200rpm,

OEM

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#10
...Seems whe're all in the same boat, been waiting for about 8 hours, ...nothing.

Dear Santa, Please don't forget my Email Inbox.




Come on MS, lets get a move on.
 

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    Windows 8 Soon Enough
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    i7-3612QM @ 2.10
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    Dell, ...ASUS most likely
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    8gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel/AMD Radeon HD 7730M
    Sound Card
    O/B
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    15.6"
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Seagate ST9750420AS 750GB
    PSU
    85watt brick
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    Black
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    O/B
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    Backlit
    Mouse
    TP
    Internet Speed
    Last Test: Ping: 30ms 18.50Mbps DL / 4.26 Mbps UL
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    Have 2 Gaming, SD/HD Recording Home Built Rigs. Too Much to list, will post pics at sometime.

DanRex

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#12
Gaah, waited quite long too... Damn Microsoft! Get me my key! :p
 

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    IPISB-CH2 (Chicago)
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    16 GB
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    Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
    Sound Card
    Integrated IDT 92HD89E Audio
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    Samsung 23" SyncMaster SA750D
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    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    120 GB Solid State & 2 TB 7200 RPM 3.0 Gb/sec
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tw33k

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#14
Still haven't received mine yet. I've only upgraded my laptop so far so it's not that big a deal but when/if I upgrade my PCs I'll need Media Centre
 

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    tw33k
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    Intel 3770K @ 4.7GHz
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    ASUS Maximus V Formula
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    8gb (2x4GB) Crucial Ballistix
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    Sapphire 7950
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Acer B273HU
    Screen Resolution
    2048 x 1152
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M4 128GB
    WD Black 2TB
    Samsung F3 1TB
    WD 1TB USB 2.0
    WD 3TB USB 3.0
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    Corsair AX-750
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    Corsair 800DW
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    H100
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    Microsoft Wireless 5000
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    Microsoft Wireless 5000
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    5mb/s

OEM

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#15
Check your email, ...just received my keys.

(On a side note, also downloaded the remaining dell Win 8 drivers for both systems)

Ready to go!!!


 

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  • OS
    Windows 8 Soon Enough
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    Dell 15R SE 7520
    CPU
    i7-3612QM @ 2.10
    Motherboard
    Dell, ...ASUS most likely
    Memory
    8gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel/AMD Radeon HD 7730M
    Sound Card
    O/B
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6"
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Seagate ST9750420AS 750GB
    PSU
    85watt brick
    Case
    Black
    Cooling
    O/B
    Keyboard
    Backlit
    Mouse
    TP
    Internet Speed
    Last Test: Ping: 30ms 18.50Mbps DL / 4.26 Mbps UL
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    Have 2 Gaming, SD/HD Recording Home Built Rigs. Too Much to list, will post pics at sometime.

tw33k

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#16
Just got it
 

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    Intel 3770K @ 4.7GHz
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    ASUS Maximus V Formula
    Memory
    8gb (2x4GB) Crucial Ballistix
    Graphics Card(s)
    Sapphire 7950
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Acer B273HU
    Screen Resolution
    2048 x 1152
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M4 128GB
    WD Black 2TB
    Samsung F3 1TB
    WD 1TB USB 2.0
    WD 3TB USB 3.0
    PSU
    Corsair AX-750
    Case
    Corsair 800DW
    Cooling
    H100
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless 5000
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    Microsoft Wireless 5000
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    5mb/s

OEM

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#18
Put in the request this morning about 2 AM GMT.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 8 Soon Enough
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    Dell 15R SE 7520
    CPU
    i7-3612QM @ 2.10
    Motherboard
    Dell, ...ASUS most likely
    Memory
    8gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel/AMD Radeon HD 7730M
    Sound Card
    O/B
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6"
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Seagate ST9750420AS 750GB
    PSU
    85watt brick
    Case
    Black
    Cooling
    O/B
    Keyboard
    Backlit
    Mouse
    TP
    Internet Speed
    Last Test: Ping: 30ms 18.50Mbps DL / 4.26 Mbps UL
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    Have 2 Gaming, SD/HD Recording Home Built Rigs. Too Much to list, will post pics at sometime.

Phone Man

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#20
Took about 18 hrs but just got it. Installed on my Windows 8 Pro from TechNet and all is good. I requested mine around 10PM CST on Oct 25 which is 4 AM GMT Oct 26

Jim :cool:
 

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    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT
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    PC/Desktop
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    ASUS - Home Built
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    AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A99X EVO
    Memory
    Crucial Balistic DDR-3 1866 CL 9 (8 GB)
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    MSI R6850 Cyclone IGD5 PE
    Sound Card
    On Chip
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    ASUS VE258Q 25" LED with DVI-HDMI-DisplayPort
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    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    Two WD Cavier Black 2TB Sata 6gbs
    WD My Book Essential 2TB USB 3.0
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    Seasonic X650 80 Plus GOLD Modular
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    Corsair 400R
    Cooling
    Antec Kuhler H2O 620, Two 120mm and four 140mm
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    AVS Gear Blue LED Backlight
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    Logitech Marble Mouse USB, Logitech Precision Game Pad
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    15MB
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    NIS, Malwarebytes Premium 2
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    APC UPS ES 750, Netgear WNR3500L Gigabit & Wireless N Router with SamKnows Test Program,
    Motorola SB6120 Gigabit Cable Modem.
    Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer,
    Epson V300 Scanner

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