Installed media center, now win 8 says not activated? WTF?

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    scajjr2

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    Installed Windows 8 Pro on my desktop today. Went and bought the Media Center (have a tv tuner in my pc) and noticed when it rebooted my desktop shows Windows 8 Pro with Media Center Build 9200 in the lower right corner. Went into the Control Panel/System and it says I'm not activated anymore. Why does installing Media Center deactivate Win8?

    Sam
     
    scajjr2, Jun 15, 2013
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    Core coffee & gigabytes Moderator

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    Open REGEDIT.
    Adjust following key: MediaBootInstall from "1" to "0"
    in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Setup/OOBE/
    Open Command Prompt as Admin.
    slmgr /rearm
    Reboot computer.
     
    Core, Jun 16, 2013
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    i was looking the solution of the issue being in discuss here and now find at least a clue to be performed in my case .. i hope it has some good to me .. now going to try for the cause of a well fix to the trouble .. thanks..
     
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