Windows 10: Cannot re-activate windows after reinstalling from a USB.

Discus and support Cannot re-activate windows after reinstalling from a USB. in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Hi, I've lately been having some issues with windows 10 so I decided to wipe the drive which previously had 1903 and reinstall windows 10 1909 cleanly... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by KyleBredenkamp, Mar 24, 2020 at 1:22 PM.

  1. Cannot re-activate windows after reinstalling from a USB.


    Hi, I've lately been having some issues with windows 10 so I decided to wipe the drive which previously had 1903 and reinstall windows 10 1909 cleanly from a USB drive made with the media creation tool. After getting back into windows and signing in with my Microsoft account the same one I activate my computer with usually, it wouldn't let me activate. I had windows 10 pro on here working and activated just an hour ago and now it won't reactivate again. This is quite annoying please help I've tried the troubleshoot option and reinstalling windows again, and neither worked

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    KyleBredenkamp, Mar 24, 2020 at 1:22 PM
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  2. thraxed Win User

    Installing windows off of a USB stick

    Step By Step from vista:
    From admin cmd prompt

    1. diskpart
    1a. list disk
    2. select disk 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    Copy Windows Vista's DVD ROM content to the Flash Drive

    xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ (d being your vista cd and e being your usb stick)

    And that's it, boot off your usb disk
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. csatennis Win User

    Cannot re-activate windows after reinstalling from a USB.

    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!!!!

     
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