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Can you use WinTools to add MC to 8.1 preview?


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Actually Media Center is in the install.wim you need to unlock it.

Follow this steps and you gonna update your Windows 8.1 Pro Preview to 'Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center'.


mount your install.wim image #1

dism image:C:\temp /Set-Edition:ProfessionalWMC

Save and Unmount and now your install.wim will contain two images



Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center



Windows 8.1 Preivew (Core Edition)



Probably now you gonna stack with serial number, because there is no such provided by Microsoft, and you cannot use that one what is intended for upgrade (add features).


This is was possible in Windows 8 build 8250 and 8400 becuase there was product.ini file on the disk (in sources) where serial number was provided.

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