Windows 8 Pro Upgraded added media center and became deactivated!

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by FattysGoneWild, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. FattysGoneWild

    FattysGoneWild MDL Member

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    Anyone else have this problem? I requested my free key for media center and received it from MS. Put it in and it done a couple of restarts. Once logged in. I became deactivated. It replaced my windows key with the media center key. I clicked on activate and luckily. With out me having to do any thing. Something came up and said this could take a few minutes. It replaced the media key back to my windows key and it said activated. But, I still had the watermark build at bottom right on my desktop. Rebooted and its gone now. Seriously. What a pain in the ass. Why would my windows key deactivate just from adding media center?!?! :rolleyes:
     
  2. xaudiox

    xaudiox MDL Novice

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    Yes, just click activate again, problem solved !
     
  3. robbyrob

    robbyrob MDL Novice

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    #3 robbyrob, Nov 1, 2012
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    lol sometimes its as simple as that.. :biggrin: