Install Windows 8 Media Center

November 2, 2012 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

One of the most missed features in Windows 8 is the Media Center. Citing costs restrictions Microsoft decided to make Media Center available as a separate purchase in Windows 8. The good news is that for a limited time and until January 31, 2013, Microsoft has made Media Center available for free to current Windows 8 Pro users.

To get your free copy you first need to get to the Feature Pack page in the Windows 8 site.

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Enter your email address and request your product key:

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Approximately one day later you will receive an email with the product key assigned to you.

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Now you can proceed to add the Windows 8 Media Center Pack to your Windows copy.

Acces the charms bar and select Search.

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Enter add features in the search box, and then tap or click Settings.

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Tap or click Add features to Windows 8.

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In the UAC window click Yes.

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Select I already have a product key.

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Enter the product key provided to you in the email.

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Accept the license terms and click the Add features button.

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Wait for the wizard to end. Your computer will restart automatically.

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Once your computer has restarted you should see the Windows Media Center tile in your Start screen

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