Login or register to post comments GoBucksIL on Oct 17, 2013 I had the same issue. Reply Anthony May 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm # When I search for features I do NOT get the option to "Add features to Windows 8.1" but I definitely have windows Login or register to post comments dalestrauss on Oct 17, 2013 I know, I know - I should have been paying attention to all your reviews earlier, but two things have FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. http://wisteme.com/windows-8/updating-from-win8-to-win-8-1-it-needs-updating-drivers.html
Once the Windows Feedback app is open search for media center and click "Upvote" on each media center result you see. I had to navigate to the folder and allowed the progress bar along the top of Windows Explorer screen to scroll across. Restart required. V Soto I totally agree.
but now I know I can reinstall my 8.x WMC whenever I need to.
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Added media center functions and activated.Could I have just used the pro pack key on install?
Login or register to post comments SvenJ on Oct 18, 2013 If you are trying to install this on your iPad, that could be part of the problem.
How stupid is that?
Not sure why they apparently like thieving so much.
Put a script in your scheduled tasks to Reboot your computer once a week at a late hour where no one will be watching or nothing will be recording (2-4am type Just to clarify: you can install Windows 8.1 Pro and then use the Windows 8 Pro Pack to add Media Center, right? Are you certain it was installed before the upgrade? 10-19-2013 12:06 PM Like 0 289 http://forums.windowscentral.com/showthread.php?t=246239&s=f7736fbebf71b0c6fa1e4bf646d54b4f&p=2182244&viewfull=1#post2182244 malachijd That didn't work withe. Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1 (64 Bit/2014) Login or register to post comments Advertisement toph36 on Oct 17, 2013 Yes, I saw it on mine too.
Windows restore the previous version of Windows aka 8.0 but the rights to the Desktop folder were fubared. In fact, I didn't receive the email containing the product key for close to 48 hours. No problems. He made some comment about me still being in the warranty period so this $99 service would be free today.
From what I've been reading, I should be able to upgrade and then enter a valid Windows 8.1 Pro activation key. Upgrade Windows 8 To 8.1 Without Store I did a clean reinstall of 8 without WMC to 8.1. Login or register to post comments neonspark on Oct 17, 2013 hey paul, this is the link to give to RT 8.1 preview people http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/update-from-preview Login or register to post comments Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home-built OS Win 8.1 CPU i3Core Motherboard Intel Memory 4 GB Graphics Card nVidia Browser IE!!
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Figure J You can sit back for a few minutes while the installation occurs. Update on laptop with windows 8.1 pro (no media center) worked fine. Upgrade Windows 8 Pro To Windows 8.1 Pro Manually You can also leave the start screen up with the live tiles on one monitor while you are working on the other. Upgrade Windows 8.1 Pro Fortunately, I have a spare Ceton InfiniTV4 card as well, and MS gives you 30 days to play with fresh installs before requiring activation.
As I reinstalled them it put them back where they had been in the same configuration and size, though I did have to re-login to all of them of course. http://wisteme.com/windows-8/updating-retail-windows-8-with-8-1-rtm.html Official word from Microsoft: If you have Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 Pro with Media Centre or Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Centre and Don't need answers from you, rhetorical statement. I explained my problem. Windows 8 Pro Update To 8.1 Download
I got critical message from HP Support Assistant asking to update the drivers. Eric Wi I wish they would just off sell the product to someone like Ceton who pretty much ONLY works with WMC. 1010todorojo Don't know if it will help but perhaps This blog post is also available as a TechRepublic Photo Gallery. http://wisteme.com/windows-8/updating-windows-8.html Thank you for your help on this.
It had to be activated by a certain date.I had three of the promotional Windows 8.0 keys for WMC that will not activate now (I tried).If you purchased a WMC key Windows 8 To 8.1 Upgrade Download A re-install to patch the problems created by the Windows Store update. If #10 does not have the media player, why should I upgrade from my #7 that still works fine.
Your PC could reboot 2-3 times in total as install completes.
Have you done so already? Perfect for connecting up to a Hauppauge DVR capture device... I will use WMC until the very day it stops running and I pray that day NEVER COMES. Upgrade Windows 8 To 8.1 Offline Depends on the speed of the machine as well.
That may also be the case if you are a die-hard fan of it, or have used it extensively on your previous system.Is it worth the extra $10 if you have The installation of Windows 8.1 went absolutely flawlessly. I have several acquaintances/associates wondering about this--I upgraded from 8.0 to the Technet/MSDN full iso version about a month ago without difficulty. You should then be able to change your key to your original Windows 8 key from the desktop later.
it should be fine. I updated from Win 8 to 8.1 just fine (I thought). So holding tight as it might last for another 3 years, is all a maybe thing. It worked!
I tried to install but after saying it is a valid key it comes back saying that I must try a different key. Figure G You can just click I already have a product key. hechacker1 It works and even plays back content if previously recorded. Earlier this summer I spent hours upon hours in Windows 7 getting servers set up (we do a lot of SharePoint work), my development and design software in place (Visual Studio,
Browser IE 11 & Firefox 26 Antivirus BitDefender Internet Security 2014 Other Info Iomega Pro Series U.S.B. 2.0/eS.A.T.A. 2.0tb. In fact they removed some settings from the 8.1 version. We'll just need to modify the Windows 8.1 installation media a bit. Antivirus Avast Quote 12 Mar 2014 #2 brkkab123 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Melbourne,FL.
Now windows will alert that your OS isn't activated although it was before the reboot. 4. The Problem, and How We'll Fix It (Old Version) The problem is that Windows 8.1 product keys are different from Windows 8 product keys. The result was when I attempted to login I got an error message saying could not access user\jim\desktop. By Greg Shultz | in Windows and Office, November 20, 2012, 5:36 AM PST Email Print Reddit Delicious Digg Pinterest Stumbleupon Google Plus As you may recall, when Microsoft was preparing
So, if you download it today, make sure that you install the Windows 8 Media Center Pack before the expiration date. You want to make an old piece of software work with a new operating system (which the vendor has said won't work). Seems that Microsoft will not allow this key to be used to activate a new install ... You can't enter a Windows 8 product key into the Windows 8.1 installer, just as you can't enter a Windows 7 product key into the Windows 8 installer.