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Windows Media Center - Add to Windows 8

  1. #20


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    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    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.
    If the order is successfully processed, it will send you an order confirmation email to the email address you entered on the order form.

    If you're using a proxy, then it will not work.

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  2. #21


    N.Y.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Problem is it never gets that far for me, does not go past the order complete process "We couldn't process your order".

    No, not using a proxy, guessing Microsoft may be right, having an issue with this. Thanks!
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  3. #22


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    It seems so. A lot of folks have been having this issue. Hopefully MS will get it sorted soon.
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  4. #23


    N.Y.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    O.K. Brink thanks, i tried everything you mentioned and read your tutorial first. They should make another way of purchasing this instead of only one way. Like getting Windows 8.1 through there download center.
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  5. #24


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It seems so. A lot of folks have been having this issue. Hopefully MS will get it sorted soon.
    Brink looks like they sorted things out i tried today adding new features to Windows 8.1 Pro and it finally worked, pass it on......
    Thanks for the help!!
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  6. #25


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    Great news.
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  7. #26


    does anyone have the up to date price for the upgrade I am in the uk and I know prices vary country too country
    thanks for any input I have windows 8.1 full version still in the box unopened want too know all before I install will I still be able to record tv thru the media center
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  8. #27


    i tried to buy win 8 pro and the add-on for MCE but Microsoft refused to sell me the Reg keys when i said i could obtain these via the naughty step route for free they didn't seem bothered i want too obtain these via the legal route anyone have any suggestions i am running win7pro but have a new build and don't want too go too W10 as their is no media centre which i use a lot thanks for any suggestion's
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  9. #28


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    64-bit Windows 10


    You may need to find an online retailer to purchase a legal retail copy of Windows 8 Pro from.
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