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  1. #10


    Quote Originally Posted by Lvcoyote View Post
    For any of you that requested the free product key, how long did it take to receive it via e-mail. When I requested it, it said 72 hours. It's now been five days????
    I received my free product key in 24hours.

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  2. #11


    Posts : 18
    Windows 8 Pro W/ WMC


    I wonder if I should re-submit??
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  3. #12


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Lvcoyote,

    It couldn't hurt, but you might use a different email address, and also check your spam filters to make sure their email wasn't filtered out and never sent to your inbox.

    Hope this helps some,
    Shawn
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  4. #13


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8 Pro


    Use your @live.com email to get the fastest WMP Product Key
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  5. #14


    Posts : 18
    Windows 8 Pro W/ WMC


    It finally showed up yesterday, exactly one week after submitting. I did it five times with five different e-mail addresses and have only seen one of them so far.
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  6. #15


    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro


    Media Center not available and not searchable?
    For a while, I´ve searched for a sulotion why Media Center doesn´t show up when searching Windows 8 Pro Retail With MediaCenter added as Windows Features(I got it free while W8 early days-Image 2).
    By right click a media-file in Windows Explorer/Open With(Image 1), I noticed Media Center was one of the options there and I managed to run the media-file.
    No matter, it still doesn´t show up by searching(Image 2).
    Do you know why?
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  7. #16


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello ethnicland,

    When added, Windows Media Center's .exe file is located at: C:\Windows\ehome\ehshell.exe.

    Windows Media Center will also be listed on your "Apps" screen under "Windows Accessories".
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  8. #17


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    O.K. I have Windows 8.1 Pro and when i try to order it through the get more features link, after putting in all my information i get
    " We couldn't process your order", tried two different methods of payments, no luck.
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  9. #18


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello JDS,

    If you haven't already, use the same email address as your Microsoft account on the order form to see if that may help.
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  10. #19


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Thanks Brink, but were exactly will the Key go to,where i can retrieve it? Figuring if i use my regular e-mail i will know where to find it. Microsoft said they were having problems with there server that does the digital downloads, not sure about that since had me on hold for an hour, accidently hung up on me, had to call back, then they told me this.


    Sorry i know where to get my live.com mail.
    I tried your method using that e-mail, still no luck " We could not process your order" then telling me try to use a different method of payment, which i tried, twice.
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