Windows 10: After using my laptop for over 3 years, windows 10 asking to activate.

Discus and support After using my laptop for over 3 years, windows 10 asking to activate. in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Suddenly. after latest attempt to update, I started to get messages: 1. "We cannot activate Windows on this device because you don't have valid... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by AlinaSF, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. AlinaSF Win User

    After using my laptop for over 3 years, windows 10 asking to activate.


    Suddenly. after latest attempt to update, I started to get messages:

    1. "We cannot activate Windows on this device because you don't have valid product key.... Error code 0xc004003"2. When I trying to do updates, I get this: "A current driver on your PC may be better than the driver we're trying to install. We'll keep trying to install.."


    this is my laptop info, bought about 3 years ago at Best Buy:


    Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.19041.572

    • EditionWindows 10 Enterprise
    • OS Build10.0.19041.572
    • Serial numberHBN0CX245857479
    • Graphic cardIntelR UHD Graphics 620
    • Installed RAM16 GB
    • Version2004
    • System typeOSType64BitX64
    • ProcessorIntelR CoreTM i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz


    Any help? Troubleshooting results in same message - get support.

    :)
     
    AlinaSF, Oct 26, 2020
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  2. RCoon Win User

    Ever bought your company laptop ? (Leased laptop after 3 years)

    That's laughable. I'd expect 20% off the day it was removed from the box and 10% depreciation each year. The lease company is trying to fleece you because they know the old laptops are gonna go to auction and fetch far, far less.

    For a 3 year old laptop at £3000 new I'd expect to pay less than £1700.
     
    RCoon, Oct 26, 2020
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  3. user33331 Win User
    Ever bought your company laptop ? (Leased laptop after 3 years)

    Hello
    I'm on my first long time job been in this company for a 2 long years. Now they are soon replacing leased laptops.
    The leasing firm said the company's laptop price after 3 years lease is only 10-15% out of list price.
    HP ZBooks sells as new for 2000-3000€(euro) list price.
    if 10%=200-300€
    if 15%=300-450€

    We have (2014 year) ZBooks 15" CPU=i7(4th) 4800MQ, GPU=K2100M.
    Worth to buy for such price ? 200-450€ ?
    What is the reasonable price for such today ?
     
    user33331, Oct 26, 2020
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  4. P4-630 Win User

    After using my laptop for over 3 years, windows 10 asking to activate.

    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, Oct 26, 2020
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