Windows 10: Activating Windows 10

Discus and support Activating Windows 10 in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Hi there I bought a new PC a few years ago, but never activated my copy of windows. I've tried to do this now and been told can't find the product... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by TomMelville1, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Activating Windows 10


    Hi there

    I bought a new PC a few years ago, but never activated my copy of windows. I've tried to do this now and been told can't find the product key? It won't let me attach a screenshot which you recommended another user with a similar problem to take. Please let me know how I can send it to you, hopefully this is what you need to help me get my copy activated!

    Thank you in advance

    Tom

    :)
     
    TomMelville1, Jan 13, 2021
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jan 13, 2021
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  3. P4-630 Win User
    DOWNLOAD WINDOWS 10 NOW - Upgrade and ISO direct from microsoft

    Click to expand... Yeah I went to that site, why do I need to buy a key?
    I won't buy a key, stupid.

    I'll revert back to windows 7 then.

    When I still was on windows 7, about a year ago I added 4GB extra ram which is a total of 8GB now,
    is that causing the problem?
     
    P4-630, Jan 13, 2021
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  4. skippy258 Win User

    Activating Windows 10

    DOWNLOAD WINDOWS 10 NOW - Upgrade and ISO direct from microsoft

    this search might help you https://www.google.com.au/webhp?sou...o+to+get+it+activated+windows+10+blocked+keys

    From Why can't I activate Windows?

    If you upgraded to Windows 10 for free and ended up in a non-activated state, try following these steps:

    • Go to Start
      Activating Windows 10 [​IMG]
      , then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.
    • Select Go to Store, and check to see if a valid license is available for your device. If a license isn't available, you'll need to buy Windows from the Store.

      Note
      • This only applies if you haven't made changes to the hardware for your device.

    or you could hack it with a crack but please note this is always risky and you don't know what's in the hack
     
    skippy258, Jan 13, 2021
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