Windows 10: activation key or product key

Discus and support activation key or product key in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; i updated my window and few month later i am asked to input my product key which i dont know or i dont have. pls can you help me with that..... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by kehindeoladapo, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. activation key or product key


    i updated my window and few month later i am asked to input my product key which i dont know or i dont have. pls can you help me with that..

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    kehindeoladapo, Jun 19, 2019
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  2. Sher Amo Win User

    Product key

    Hi Megan,

    A product key is used when activating a software.
    To help us determine the appropriate troubleshooting steps that can resolve your concern, we'd like to ask the following questions:

    • What product are you trying to activate?
    • Are you looking for the product key to activate your Office application?
    • Which version of Office are you trying to activate? To check this, you can perform the steps posted on this
      link.
    • Are you looking for the product key to activate your Windows?

    We look forward to your response.
     
    Sher Amo, Jun 27, 2019
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  3. Superfly Win User
    Product Key


    Keys are not required for the upgrade process. Windows 10 has a built-in generic key which it uses to install - it acquires the underlying Win7/Win8 activation during the upgrade process and assigns your device ID as a valid Windows 10 activated device. Subsequent installs will thus activate using your device ID. You will not require a key - should you be prompted, select "skip". Activation is automatic thereafter.

    See step 6 here: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html


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    Superfly, Jun 27, 2019
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  4. activation key or product key

    product key

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    Please follow the below steps to resolve this issue:

    Steps:

    • Press and hold Windows key + R.
    • Type ‘slui 3’.
    • Enter your old product key and try to change product key
    • Use the new product and check if you are able to activate.
    For more information please follow the link given below, this information is provided by Andre Da Costa.

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki/insider_wintp-insider_install/how-to-activate-and-resolve-common-product-key/33f31475-93b3-4d1c-812f-4b21fbd807a7

    Please get back to us if you are still facing this problem.

    Hope the information helps to fix the issue, if you have any further queries, feel free to post. We are here to assist you.

    Regards,

    Guru Kiran
     
    Guru Kiran G, Jun 27, 2019
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