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Windows 8 with a Free Side of Media Center

Microsoft is making an offer I'm sure many can refuse. For a limited time only, if you buy the expensive version of Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro (as opposed to that amateur-hour release), you can get for free what came in XP, Vista and Windows 7 for free: Windows Media Center.

That's right, you lucky dog, just pay your money by Jan. 31 and you too could be enjoying DVD playback, make a slide show, copy a CD and other state-of-the-art things. Things my two-year old Dell already does just fine.

How much is Media Center worth to you? Send your best estimate to dbarney@redmondmag.com,

Posted by Doug Barney on 12/17/2012 at 1:19 PM


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