Solved Windows Media Centre

trueblue

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I requested the Windows Media Centre last week. After completing the online information, I was advised I'd have to wait 72 hours.....well, I have certainly gone well past that. What I'm asking is, does anyone know who or how to contact MS to find out the situation with receiving the product.

I really find it quite unacceptable for MS to make people wait this long for one of their products.

Any advice would be very welcome.
 

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Last week.. as in Christmas week? And today is new years day?

I would expect a longer wait, not only because the staff is probably on holiday, but also because many people got Windows 8, and Windows 8 devices for Christmas, thus the volume of requests will be much greater.

When Windows 8 was first released, it took about a week to get it.
 

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Ok thank you. I was making allowances for the holiday.
My husband got his within a day! Go figure!
 

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I got mine instantly.
I've installed it numerous times after re-installing 8 trying to fix a Lenovo bug.
Wish I could just download the installer for it.
 

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I also read that Microsoft send cookies to prevent multiple sending of form data - so use a different browser, or clear your cookies.
Or just use incognito mode or whatever it's called in firefox, close the window and just reopen in between requests, it'll have the same affect as clearing cookies but in a more controlled setting.
 

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Go to "WINDOWS 8 NEWS" section and look for "robinb9" post " windows media center is being offered for free" post,
and follow those instructions. I did and it worked, as i to had to call and a microsoft tech gave me the activation code and
walked me thru the download process. The number to call is also in that post.
Which that reminds me i never "Thanked" robinb9 for the info.
Thank you robinb9 it was very helpful.......

walex

http://www.eightforums.com/member.php?u=3734
 

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