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Anyone get the media center for Win 8 to work yet?

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Gotenks98    422

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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Gotenks98    422

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

http://windows.micro...8/feature-packs

I have also tried this and its been 48 hours and got nothing so far.

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skilithead    50

It may take a couple of days to get your key . Mine did .Media Center working just fine .

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Sekyal    34

Yup my key finally arrived. It isn't quick getting to you but it will get to you.

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+DConnell    5,014

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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Gotenks98    422

got mine late last night. Thanks for the help.

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Javik    3,977

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.

Does XBMC interface with the IR Receiver and remote?

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Nothing Here    450

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

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DKAngel    188

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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PGHammer    239

It may take a couple of days to get your key . Mine did .Media Center working just fine .

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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skilithead    50

Good luck PG ,STAY SAFE.

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