Windows 10: Activating Windows After Hardware Switch

Discus and support Activating Windows After Hardware Switch in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Today I switched out my motherboard and processor in my PC, but when I finally got it booted windows wasn't activated. I clicked on Troubleshoot and it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by JustinLopez1, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. Activating Windows After Hardware Switch


    Today I switched out my motherboard and processor in my PC, but when I finally got it booted windows wasn't activated. I clicked on Troubleshoot and it responds with "We were not able to activate windows on this device." I've tried typing in my Product Key in the "Change Product Key", but it says the key is not valid, even though its the exact key I used to activate windows when I first built this PC. Please help.

    :)
     
    JustinLopez1, Jun 18, 2020
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  2. Taskbar bug: switching to another window -will not appear at the front


    Follow either of these steps to fix the issue with the Active window hiding behind.

    Method 1:
    I suggest you to disable window by hovering over it with the mouse and check if it helps. To do so I suggest you to try the below given steps and check if it helps:

    1. Press Windows key + X key and click on Control Panel.
    2. Select or click Ease of Access.
    3. Click or tap onEase of Access Centre.
    4. Click on Make the Mouse Easier to Use was uncheck Activate Window by hovering over it with the mouse.
    5. Check if issue is resolved.
    Method 2:
    I would suggest you to completely uninstall the touchpad driver and reinstall it. Kindly follow the below given steps.

    1. Press “Windows key + X” and click on “Device Manager”.
    2. In the list of devices, you should see the touchpad drivers.
    3. Right click on the device and then select "Uninstall".
    4. In the uninstall dialog, make sure you select the option to delete the driver package from the system. This causes the driver package installed earlier to be deleted.
    5. In the Action menu of Device manager, select “Scan for Hardware changes” option. This will cause the device driver to be reinstalled. Once the driver is installed, close all windows and restart the computer.
     
    ChojiTiger, Jun 18, 2020
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  3. csatennis Win User
    Taskbar bug: switching to another window -will not appear at the front


    I have been trying to fix this for months. Your solution Method 1 seemed to work. THANK YOU!!!!

     
    csatennis, Jun 18, 2020
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  4. Activating Windows After Hardware Switch

    Activation troubles after hardware chnage

    Here's what happened:

    • Linked my Windows 10 Pro Licence to my Microsoft account.
    • Switched out to a new motherboard, new install linked to my Microsoft account.
    • Activation has failed, (Error Code: 0xC004C003) when I try to troubleshoot:
    • Have been trying for 3 days now - still not activated.
    Anyone got any ideas or suggestions on what I can do?

    Thanks
     
    TobiasPreston, Jun 18, 2020
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