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[Windows 8] How to go back to Windows 8 Pro after installing Media Center

In an earlier article, I showed you how to get Windows Media Center for free in Windows 8 [1]. Additionally, I explained the issue that it changed my product key from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center. Despite removing Windows Media Center, the product key didn’t come back to normal. If you want to reinstall Windows 8 with your purchased product key, this is an article you may read.

HOW TO COME BACK TO WINDOWS 8 PRO

First of all, you need to have the Windows 8 installation. It may be a DVD or a mounted ISO installation file. The other thing you have to prepare before starting is your valid product key of Windows 8 Pro.

Then, you should follow these steps.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

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CONCLUSION

Enjoy!