Windows 10 activation fail

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Windows 10 activation fail

Post by PSYCHoHoLiC » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:14 am

So, all of the sudden i have the "activate windows" watermark on my desktop when it has been activated for quite a while.

I go to re-activate windows and it tells me to install windows 10 pro because that's the key tied to this PC.. lol

I am running pro.. awesome.
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Re: Windows 10 activation fail

Post by |c9|nOOky » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:17 am

Stupid. I re-installed WIN 10 recently and it took a bit before I found that "recently changed hardware selection" but it's better than having to call in.
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Re: Windows 10 activation fail

Post by Furball » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:22 am

So, now what? :?
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Re: Windows 10 activation fail

Post by PSYCHoHoLiC » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:12 pm

Finally found my windows 10 key and re-entered it and it worked.. not sure why it suddenly went un activated.
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Re: Windows 10 activation fail

Post by BadThad » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:41 pm

PSYCHoHoLiC wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Finally found my windows 10 key and re-entered it and it worked.. not sure why it suddenly went un activated.
Too much hardware switching? Windows can always be activated over the phone, I'm batting 1.000 with MS so far over many years.
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