Here comes an exclusive offer from Redmond based tech company Microsoft for all those users who are running Windows 8 Pro on their PCs.
Now you can get and install Windows Media Centre on Windows 8 Pro machines with this promotional campaign. The promotion which lasts till January 31, 2013 allows the users to get a free product key from Microsoft to add this new feature.
All you have to do is to visit the Microsoft website and enter your email address. You will receive an email containing the product key for Windows Media Centre. Once you receive the product key, you can activate your product using this key no later than January 31.
It is to be noted, however, that you must be running a genuine Windows 8 Pro to get the key.
After you have receive the key, follow these steps to install Windows Media Centre.
Step 1: Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
(If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.)
Step 2: Enter add features in the search box, and then tap or click Settings .
Step3: Tap or click Add features to Windows 8 and then do one of the following:
Step 4: If you need to purchase a product key, tap or click I want to buy a product key online.
You will be prompted through the steps to buy a product key from there and it will be entered for you.
If you already have a product key, tap or click I already have a product key.
Step 5: Enter your product key and click Next.
Read the license terms, select the check box to accept the license terms, and then click Add features.
MS offered a free Windows Media Center with Windows 8 if you request a key. To my knowledge no one has actually received a key. So no freebees. Typical MS.
Still one month is left and I hope they will send the key.