How to get Windows Media Center absolutely FREE on Windows 8?

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 8 version, you must have got the Pro edition. It comes with loads of applications besides the core functionalities of its predecessor Windows 7. It signifies nearly an overall transformation of Microsoft’s operating system. It not enriches your computers or laptops, but it also is assembled for a mobile environment also.  It includes various characteristics and functionality like: faster set up by UEFI mixing and new Hybrid Boot mode, security screen with a chronometer and warning and the aptitude for business users to generate subsist USB versions of Windows. It also offers incorporated system recovery by new Refresh and rearranges tasks and also establishes a new method of application like Windows Store apps. Above all, it feature touch friendly environment also. But despite having all these features it lacks the enhanced Media Player of Windows called Windows Media Center. Check it, you must not have got it.

What is this Media Center? It is a digital video recorder and media player expanded by Microsoft and in this application you can view and record live TV, and can also play music and videos. This music Center can play slideshows, videos and music from hard drives, visual drives and through internet. Want to get this feature on your Windows 8? Wondering how to get Media Center absolutely free of cost?

Let’s get to the process now. But bear in mind that it is applicable only for Windows 8 Users. Okay, let’s take the first step and head to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/feature-packs. Scroll the page a bit and you will find Add Windows Media Center to Windows 8 Pro.

If your PC is running Windows 8 Pro and you’d like to get Windows 8 Media Center Pack so you can watch and record live TV with Windows Media Center, you can take advantage of the following special offer.

Scroll down the page and fill in the form that asks you for email and the security code. Click on “Send my product key”. Now you will receive an email from Microsoft that will contain a product key. Microsoft says that you will get the mail after verification within 2 or 3 days, however you will get it within a few minutes if the version of your Windows 8 is genuine.

Once you get the mail, click on Search from your Windows 8 side menu. You can get it menu by taking your mouse pointer to the top right or bottom right corner of the screen. In the search field, enter “add features”. Alternatively, you can click Windows key and W together to get the search box.

Once you are done with this, you will be asked to enter the product key, enter it and hit next. Let the upgrade finish. Congrats, you just got the Windows Media Center absolutely free of cost.

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