Windows 10: Automatically updated to Windows 11 - But says I need activation code?

Discus and support Automatically updated to Windows 11 - But says I need activation code? in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; My PC told me I needed to update to Windows 11 from my Windows 10. So, I updated everything, and when I went to re-personalize my PC background it said... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by LeahG3, Jan 20, 2022.

  1. LeahG3 Win User

    Automatically updated to Windows 11 - But says I need activation code?


    My PC told me I needed to update to Windows 11 from my Windows 10. So, I updated everything, and when I went to re-personalize my PC background it said I needed to activate my Windows. It specifically say, "We can't activate Windows on this device because you don't have a valid digital license or product key". When I click troubleshoot, I am still told it is not activated and cannot activate my copy of Windows. I tried looking at YouTube videos but everywhere is saying it should be free. But for some reason for me it is not, and I don't know why it is so difficult to find a product key for Win

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    LeahG3, Jan 20, 2022
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  2. Vista Automatic Updating Error

    Automatic Updates isn't currently running.
     
    DistantDeath, Jan 20, 2022
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  3. bigscale Win User
    windows automatic updates

    i have some questions about the windows automatic updates in windows xp pro w sp/2. ive got about forty updates they recommend , mostly for security but i only installed two today. after installing them i found them in my add/remove programs in the control panel, if i add all these updates that is a lot of space on my hd almost 1 gig. i thought that updates just updated files and not created new programs. should i innore all these update suggestions from microsoft?
     
    bigscale, Jan 20, 2022
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  4. jbunch07 Win User

    Automatically updated to Windows 11 - But says I need activation code?

    Vista Automatic Updating Error

    Resolution Suggestion:

    # To resolve this problem, make sure that BITS and the Automatic Updates service are started..

    A simple solution but one that works in most circumstances!

    1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.

    2. In the list of services, right-click Automatic Updates, and then click Properties.

    3. In the Startup type list, click Automatic, and then click Apply.

    4. If Service status is set to Stopped, click Start, and then click OK.

    5. Right-click Background Intelligent Transfer Service, and then click Properties.

    6. In the Startup type list, click Manual, and then click Apply.

    7. If Service status is set to Stopped, click Start, and then click OK.

    http://www.updatexp.com/0x80070422.html- source *Smile Automatically updated to Windows 11 - But says I need activation code? :) hope that helps.
     
    jbunch07, Jan 20, 2022
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