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Question about reusing WMC key

  1. #11


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Ops, forgot to mention, I've reinstalled and used the same Media Center key on the same PC it was originally activated on. It activated no problem the second time around.

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  2. #12


    bangalore
    Posts : 634
    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Ops, forgot to mention, I've reinstalled and used the same Media Center key on the same PC it was originally activated on. It activated no problem the second time around.
    alphanumeric , hi

    that was my question..Same key same pc activation

    Thanks for all the replies
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  3. #13


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    hey guys what would happen if i re install when my pc encounters a problem say march 2013..will ms accept the media center key eventhough the offer expired?
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  4. #14


    bangalore
    Posts : 634
    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    Quote Originally Posted by JAYZE View Post
    hey guys what would happen if i re install when my pc encounters a problem say march 2013..will ms accept the media center key eventhough the offer expired?
    Yes it will accept the key provided if it the key was activated before jan 2013 and is reactivated on the same pc
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  5. #15


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JAYZE View Post
    hey guys what would happen if i re install when my pc encounters a problem say march 2013..will ms accept the media center key eventhough the offer expired?
    Yes it will accept the key provided if it the key was activated before jan 2013 and is reactivated on the same pc
    thanks sir..will it also be accepted even after full wipe of a hard drive?
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  6. #16


    bangalore
    Posts : 634
    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    Quote Originally Posted by JAYZE View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JAYZE View Post
    hey guys what would happen if i re install when my pc encounters a problem say march 2013..will ms accept the media center key eventhough the offer expired?
    Yes it will accept the key provided if it the key was activated before jan 2013 and is reactivated on the same pc
    thanks sir..will it also be accepted even after full wipe of a hard drive?
    Yes because some of the hardware details of your computer will be stored in MS activation servers.
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  7. #17


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JAYZE View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by bagavan View Post

    Yes it will accept the key provided if it the key was activated before jan 2013 and is reactivated on the same pc
    thanks sir..will it also be accepted even after full wipe of a hard drive?
    Yes because some of the hardware details of your computer will be stored in MS activation servers.
    okay it's clear now..thank you
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