Windows Media Center for Windows 8

Fact: Windows Media Center doesn’t come built-in with Windows 8.

News: For a limited time (until January 31, 2013), you can get it for free ($9.99 value) if you own a Windows 8 Pro license.

  1. Request your free product key from Microsoft’s Web site.
  2. Hit “Win+W” keys, then type “add features.” Select “Add features to Windows 8.”
  3. Click on “I already have a product key,” then enter your product key. Click Next to continue.
  4. Agree to the licensing agreement, then click “Add features.”

Note: if you don’t have the Pro version you will need to purchase the Windows 8 Pro Pack (70$ in Canada) in order to get Media