Earlier while running Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft had provided Windows 8 Media Center Pack for showing how to features. Windows 7 came with Media Center but in Windows 8 , it doesn’t come pre-installed but has to be purchased separately. Now that Windows 8 has been released, Microsoft is offering a Limited period offer to get Windows 8 Media Center Pack for Free, if you are running Windows 8 Pro. By adding Windows 8 Media Center Pack, you can watch and record live TV with Windows Media Center. (Additional hardware may be required to watch and record live TV). For this you will have to provide a valid email address, to which Microsoft will send the free product key to get Windows 8 Media Center Pack.
Once you receive the Free Product Key via your mail address, just follow the instructions. Also please note the terms & conditions.
- This is a limited period offer and is valid from October 26, 2012, until January 31, 2013
- Its limited to five licenses per customer per promotion.
- If you purchase a new PC with Windows 8 preinstalled and you later upgrade that PC with Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8 Media Center Pack, a volume license edition, or a retail edition, you will no longer be able to install apps that are provided exclusively from your PC manufacturer through the Windows Store.
- Offer limited to one product key per email address.
- Offer applicable to Windows 8 Pro only
- Your product key must be activated no later than January 31, 2013.
For more details on terms & conditions , please check here.
Once you receive the Free Product key, just follow the instructions to install this pack.
You should provide your email address to Microsoft here, which also provides the instruction for adding Windows 8 Media Center pack .
So if you are interested in getting Windows 8 Media Center pack for Free, get it now!