Now, users at the MDL forums have managed to create an all-in-one package to reinstall Windows Media Center on current Windows 10 builds (including 1022).
Just click the “Download through your browser” link on the download page.The downloaded archive is a .7z file, so you’ll also need to download and install 7-Zip to open it.While there are great alternatives like Kodi, which can play and record live TV, the community has made Windows Media Center functional on Windows 10. As far as Microsoft is concerned, you can just keep using Windows 7 or 8.1 if you want Windows Media Center, although that’s becoming more and more difficult.Microsoft isn’t interested in supporting Windows Media Center any longer.Although there are no known side effects make sure you have your PC backed up just in case.
Now, doing a simple search for Media Center reveals the app installed on your PC.We tried it ourselves and ran into no problems, the file shows up as clean on multiple malware scanners, and other big sites have reported on this application. If you’re ready to give it a try, head to this thread on the My Digital Life forums.You normally need to register to see the latest download links, but here are the latest ones as of June 2016: Download the appropriate installer, depending on whether you’re using a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows 10.If there’s a problem, you may need to try running the _Test file again and rebooting before running the file once again.If you’ve previously installed this pack–or if you upgraded from Windows 7 or 8.1 and previously had Windows Media Center installed–you may need to right-click the “Uninstaller.cmd” file and select “Run as Administrator” to remove any leftover bits of Windows Media Center before it will install normally.Indeed, if you were lucky enough to have Media Center on your PC, the app would uninstall with the Windows 10 upgrade.