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lost an added feature... Media Center, which i payed for when i originally upgraded to Win 8.1 Pro from Win 8.0 Pro w/ Media Center RRS feed

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  • I needed to reinstall 8.1 Pro over my OS to fix a damaged Windows file system. The performed procedure fixed my system but removed my Media Center, which was payed for years ago when i upgraded to Win 8.1 Pro w/ Media Center from Win 8.0 Pro w/ Media Center. I had to purchase it then, even though i already had it prior to the upgrade, and so i do not feel i should have to pay for it once again, especially since i saved the Product Key the second time!

    Saturday, December 30, 2017 3:47 PM

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  • Hi,
    Is that you can’t use the old Media Center key in the windows 8.1?
    I found a user who had the similar issue as yours, they gave the advices may help you, please refer to the link:
    Install Windows 8.1 on Windows 8 Pro with Media center addon key:
    https://superuser.com/questions/662632/install-windows-8-1-on-windows-8-pro-with-media-center-addon-key
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    • Edited by Vera Hu Tuesday, January 2, 2018 8:34 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Vera Hu Tuesday, January 2, 2018 8:34 AM
    Monday, January 1, 2018 7:12 AM
  • Hi, 

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    Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:26 AM