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Windows 8 Release Preview With Media Center Cannot Be Upgraded To RTM

Type that into your address bar, and you’ll see. Also, I purchased windows media center for $10 from the play store. We've written extensively about the choices we made regarding WMC including the changes in the landscape around media consumption on PCs. In addition, as was previously noted, this forum is not about home use but about pre-release testing for business uses. Source

Additionally, the Windows edition under system information now shows Windows 8 Pro with Media Center compared to just showing Windows 8 Pro before. Not the answer you're looking for? IT IS possible to upgrade Windows 8 RC to Windows 8 RTM provided you purchase the Windows 8 Upgrade. –Ramhound Aug 10 '12 at 11:09 add a comment| up vote 0 clock menu more-arrow Log In or Sign Up Log In Sign Up Tech Science Culture Cars Reviews Longform Video Circuit Breaker Forums TL;DR More Tech Apple Google Microsoft Apps Photography Virtual

i cant see if I need to redo the manuals for sales) I will assume it is similar if not identical to Win7 Media Center until either release or a workaround. Rollback Post to Revision RollBack "Programmers never repeat themselves. Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:58 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Curious problem on the internet access, and probably hard to solve. Is there a way to bypass it?

You never bought windows 8, so it is asking you for a product key, since you do not have one because you upgraded from the preview. When you run the wizard, it just craps out. For the Windows 8 RTM final version, you will have to buy a license. Windows client = dead.

I have logged your comments, suggestions and feedback as a complaint. As a comparison, on Mac OS X, if you upgrade to the latest OS version, all of your desktop software is kept in place and everything (mostly) just works. I've seen 3rd graders do better. Rollback Post to Revision RollBack #13 Nov 3, 2013 BC_Programming BC_Programming View User Profile View Posts Send Message Curse Premium Enderman Ender Join Date: 1/14/2011 Posts: 8,804 Minecraft: BC_Programming Member Details

My question is when the final version of Windows 8 comes out will I be able to upgrade to that version from my current version (Windows 8 Release Preview). Nice attempt at trolling through. On top of that you seem to have not even bothered about doing the most basic reading before hand. Friday, August 17, 2012 5:53 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote The Windows Media Center package is not included on MSDN or TechNet subscription for Windows 8 RTM.

I installed a couple of desktop updates, restarted, and when I went back to the store, the 8.1 tile appeared. Rollback Post to Revision RollBack ohaikthxbai and stuff ~~~ lol/Rant/Whatever of the…!: Beyond: Two Souls is a sad/depressing game. I was really looking forward to upgrading.... Some of us earn a good bit of revenue supporting these systems, and as of right now we can't even tell our clients what's going on, either technically or with regard

Any other ideas? this contact form You aren't going to just get windows for free like that. I just want to do that now! Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

today. Virus and related scans negative. This tutorial […] Read More How to get and install Windows Media Center in Windows 8 Pro RTM August 15, 2012October 25, 2012 Ahmad Wahid 21 Comments Advertisement Windows 8 Pro have a peek here Basically, MS just left us hanging.

Users who clean install a version of Release Preview "on top" of a previous version of Windows (Xp, Vista, Windows 7) will also be eligible for the upgrade. Anyone have the same issue? What reading would that be?

Until I can get media center back, I am running the Enterprise edition with the 90 day eval license, and using Easy HD DVR to record the few things I need,

We do look at how the landscape is changing and how we should spend our development energy. I've seen 3rd graders do better. They also provided people with the product key. Yeah, thankfully I installed it in a VM first, because WMC is essential for me as well.

Congratulations, it was a good run. Give TechNet Subscribers keys form Media Centre Addon ........ Note : This is purely a Workaround share|improve this answer answered Aug 27 '12 at 12:46 aliasgar 3,4011525 1 Your information is not current. Check This Out My requests: 1.) Please give us TechNet subscribers a key to install WMC on Win 8 Pro ASAP; and 2.) Please make a formal announcement and alert us that tells us

Depends on the speed of the machine as well. So basically, TL;DR, when I upgraded to 8.1 Pro from 8.1 Pro Preview via the Store, it asks me for a product key, but I don’t have one.