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I been trying to find info on this so I can install the media center. I tried using the same product key I upgraded with earlier but that does not work for getting the media center. Any ideas on this?

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Who asked you to use the same product key? You need a different key to activate media center. Request one here:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/feature-packs
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[quote name='aniv' timestamp='1351408306' post='595278401']
Who asked you to use the same product key? You need a different key to activate media center. Request one here:

[url="http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/feature-packs"]http://windows.micro...8/feature-packs[/url]
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I have also tried this and its been 48 hours and got nothing so far.

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[font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif][size=3]It may take a couple of days to get your key . Mine did .Media Center working just fine .[/size][/font]

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Yup my key finally arrived. It isn't quick getting to you but it will get to you.
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Waiting for my Media Center key. In the meantime, XBMC runs just fine on Win8. streamed video, DVDs, you name it; it plays. I've never been impressed by Media Center in the past, but I'm willing to give the new version a try once I can install it.

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got mine late last night. Thanks for the help.
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[quote name='DConnell' timestamp='1351446292' post='595279329']
Waiting for my Media Center key. In the meantime, XBMC runs just fine on Win8. streamed video, DVDs, you name it; it plays. I've never been impressed by Media Center in the past, but I'm willing to give the new version a try once I can install it.
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Does XBMC interface with the IR Receiver and remote?

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I still haven't received my key yet. :(

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my mediac center key took about 3 minutes to get to me, just need to reformat and install everything from scratch

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[quote name='skilithead' timestamp='1351441299' post='595279103']
[font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif][size=3]It may take a couple of days to get your key . Mine did .Media Center working just fine .[/size][/font]
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Same here - in fact, mine arrived earlier this afternoon (though I requested it last week).

It took three reboots for it to fully kick in; however, that is likely due to a dual-boot with Windows Server 2012 (which is the default).

I'm waiting for Sandy to go away before physically reinstalling my HDTV Wonder (I'm twenty miles due S. of Washington, DC - hence in danger of power failure over the next 24 hours).

However, I'm as legal as da eagle.....:)

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[font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif][size=3]Good luck PG ,STAY SAFE.[/size][/font]

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