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How to install Windows Media Centre in Windows 8 Preview

Windows 8 Consumer preview does not have the Windows Media Centre installed by default (most likely because this will be an Add-on for purchase on release)

  1. To install Windows Media Centre go to the Windows 8 Metro Panel
  2. Swipe your Mouse/Finger to the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Click Search
  4. Type: add features
  5. Windows will now search live and “Add Features to Windows 8” should appear.
  6. Click (tap) Add Features to Windows 8
  7. Select I Already Have a Product Key
  8. Type in the following Product Key: MBFBV-W3DP2-2MVKN-PJCQD-KKTF7
  9. Select Next
  10. Check the License Terms checkbox and click Add Features
  11. Windows 8 will then restart your computer and Windows Media Centre will not be installed (You can find it pinned to the Metro Start Panel)
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