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|reply to Jan Janowski |
Re: [WIN8] Windows 8 --- What benifits over W7-64?
Its well known by now that there wont be any enhancements to Media Center in Windows 8. So anyone on Windows 7 now that uses Media Center would be making a lateral move going to Windows 8 Pro, plus the added expense of buying the Media Center pack. Although I have heard the Media Center add-on will be free from Oct 26 th to January 31 st.
Those who use Media Center and have Windows 8 Pro (RTM) now are keenly aware that the add features" option will not allow you to obtain a key to install Media Center. Presumably keys will be available starting Oct 26 th.
I believe this feature still works in Windows 8 RP (with the public key) but not RTM (no keys).
So in other words you actually lose a feature,...for now.