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    "Add Features" Missing - Windows 8 Pro VLK

    I managed to get a free product key for Media Center yesterday as Microsoft is offering them for free at the moment. However, I don't have the "Add Features" tool available in Settings on my copy of Windows 8 Pro which I got from VLSC and hence I'm unable to install Media Center. It seems that anyone using a VLK is affected as I've seen by other comments on Microsoft's Social Forums.

    Has anyone here experienced the same problem, or found a fix?

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    you arnt using enterprise rather than pro are you?

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    Try this...

    1. Open the 'Run' box (Windows Key + R).
    2. Copy-and-paste the following command:
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      control /name Microsoft.WindowsAnytimeUpgrade
    3. Select 'I already have a product key', enter your Windows Media Center key and then click Next.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    you arnt using enterprise rather than pro are you?
    Definitely using Windows 8 Pro and not Enterprise

    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Try this...

    1. Open the 'Run' box (Windows Key + R).
    2. Copy-and-paste the following command:
      Code:
      control /name Microsoft.WindowsAnytimeUpgrade
    3. Select 'I already have a product key', enter your Windows Media Center key and then click Next.
    I've tried that command. Even tried running it from an elevated command prompt. Nothing happens

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    Have you already activated Windows 8 Pro prior to using the WMC key?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoom7000 View Post
    Nothing happens
    Perhaps this method might work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Have you already activated Windows 8 Pro prior to using the WMC key?

    Perhaps this method might work?
    Yes, Windows was already activated. That method also didn't work for me as I need an upgrade key. I'm using my VLSC key. I'm presuming I need to buy a £14.99 key for it to work :P

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