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Frequent Windows Activation Questions


No, our licences are limited to single activation, and once they are used, they can not be reused on any PC ever again.

 


You can download an official retail copy of Windows 10 from here

This is directly from the Microsoft website and free of charge. It supports both 32 bit and 64 bit versions..

 


No, Our licences can not upgrade system from Windows 7 to Windows 10.
You must install a complete new Operating System.
You can however upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Professional with a Windows 10 pro Retail Key.
Microsoft no longer offer support for Windows 7 and the free upgrade is no longer available..

 


You can only use your product key once.
This is for a single PC activation only.
If you abuse this by activating on multiple PCs then Microsoft could block it..

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0x800f0805

 

WINDOWS 10 activation 0x800f0805 error

 

You have got 0x800f0805 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

This error is caused by corrupted by the problem with Windows 10 update or corrupted update or system files.

 

SOLUTIONS:

  1. Update your Windows 10 to the latest version 1909 or 2004:

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

When you Windows is updated, restart your PC and enter the key again to activate it.

 

  1. Run Update Troubleshooter

 

    • Press Windows key + I to open the Settings app
    • Select Update & Security.

MS Windows 10 Pro

  • Choose Troubleshoot from the left panel
  • Expand Windows Update Troubleshooter and click ”Run the troubleshooter

MS Windows 10 Pro

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

When you finish the process restart your PC and enter the key again to activate it

 

  1. Reinstall your Windows 10 – install the version that the key is for.

 

Go to the link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10

MS Windows 10 Pro

Download Windows 10 and go to the clean installation and choose your version of Windows:

MS Windows 10 Pro

When the installation is finished enter the key to activate your Windows.

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0x8007139f

 

WINDOWS 10 activation 0x8007139f error

 

You have got 0x8007139f activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

Sometimes Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft Windows installer files as spam and block it from installing.

 

SOLUTIONS:

  1. Disable any installed Antivirus/Malware/Adware Program Temporarily

 - Verify Windows Firewall Settings

> Hold Windows Key + R and Type Firewall.cpl

> Click OK.

> Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

> In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)

> Do the same for Public Network Setting.

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

  • Press OK.


Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

 

  1. Checking for Windows Defender Service

 

  • In the cortana search field box type "msc".
  • Right click on program listed in the search result and run it as administrator.

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

 

  • Search for Windows Defender in the list and check if the Status column is blank or not.
  • If it is blank, then right click on Windows Defender and select Start.
  • If it doesn’t get started, then just change the startup to automatic and restart the computer again.

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0x80041023

 

WINDOWS 10 activation 0x80041023 error

 

You have got 0x80041023 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

  1. This error indicates OEM license can’t be activated
  2. Windows is trying to use the BIOS stored key

 

 

SOLUTIONS:

 

  1. Fresh installation of Windows 10 Pro– install the version that the key is for.

 

Go to the link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Download Windows 10 and go to the clean installation and choose your version of Windows:

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

When the installation is finished enter the key to activate your Windows.

 

  1. Use SLMGR to activate your Windows 10

 

  • Press Windows key + R
  • Type “cmd” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter
  • Once you open Command Prompt, type the following commands:

 

  slmgr /ipk <Windows Key>

  slmgr /ato

 

  • Restart your PC and see if it is activated.

MS Windows 10 Pro

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0xc004c060

 WINDOWS 10 activation 0xc004c060 error

 

You have got 0xc004c060 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

This error indicates that your product key is perceived by Microsoft as “no longer valid”.

 

SOLUTIONS:

Run the Activation Troubleshooter:

  • press Windows key + R
  • type ‘ms-settings:activation’
  • press Enterto open up the Activation tab of the Settings screen

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

  • In the right section of the screen find the Activate section
  • Run Troubleshot and apply the fix (if there is available)

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

  • Keep in mind that this section will only be available in case your Windows 10 is not activated

 

 

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0xc0000022

 WINDOWS 10 activation 0xc0000022 error

 

You have got 0xc0000022 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

This error message indicates that there is an issue with access rights and it can occur if the Software Protection Service is stopped or damaged.

 

SOLUTION:

  • Start Software Protection Service

- Press Windows logo key + R, type services.msc.

- Search for Software Protection.  Check the current status of the service. If it is stopped, start it.

- Restart your computer and try activating again.

  

MS Windows 10 Pro

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0xc0020036

 

WINDOWS 10 activation 0xc0020036 error

 

You have got 0xc0020036 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

This error indicates that Microsoft Software Platform Protection Service is not started, or does not exist, usually happens after upgrades or updates.  

 

SOLUTION:

    1. Go to the search bar at the bottom and type in "regedit".

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

When Registry Editor opens go to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > sppsvc

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

MS Windows 10 Pro

In that folder near the bottom there is one called "Start" right click on that and click "modify" make sure it is in "Hexadecimal" and change the "value data:" to "2"

After you have changed that, restart your computer and go to your settings to re-type your product key and it should work.

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!

 

 


WINDOWS 10 activation troubleshot 0xC004f050

 

WINDOWS 10 activation 0xC004f050 error

 

You have got 0xC004f050 activation error during the activation process? Below are the solutions to this issue.

 

CAUSE OF THE ERROR:

 

This error indicates that you have a key that does not correspond with version of the Windows that is installed on your computer.

For example, you may have a Windows 10 Home, or Windows 10 Pro N on your computer, but you purchased a key for Windows 10 Pro, or your Windows 10 is not updated to the latest version.

 

SOLUTIONS:

  1. Update your Windows 10 to the latest version 1909 or 2004:

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

When your Windows is updated, restart your PC and enter the key again to activate it.

 

  1. Reinstall your Windows 10 – install the version that the key is for.

 

Go to the link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10

MS Windows 10 Pro

Download Windows 10 and go to the clean installation and choose your version of Windows:

MS Windows 10 Pro

When the installation is finished enter the key to activate your Windows.

 

If your Windows is still not activated and you have got another error message, please send us these two screenshots:

 

  1. The screenshot of the error message you are getting (blue windows with error number):

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

 

  1. The screenshot of your System page (Right-click on Windows flag, then click on system and take a screenshot of the "Windows specification" part" so we can see the version of your Windows).

 

MS Windows 10 Pro

 

Thank you!