Windows 10: My windows 10 won't activate

Discus and support My windows 10 won't activate in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I recently did a significant hardware upgrade, replacing my motherboard, RAM and CPU. Once I got the machine running it has been saying I need to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by James_748, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. James_748 Win User

    My windows 10 won't activate


    I recently did a significant hardware upgrade, replacing my motherboard, RAM and CPU. Once I got the machine running it has been saying I need to activate windows, I have followed the procedures of troubleshooting, selecting that I have changed hardware, logging into my Microsoft account and selecting the machine I want to reactive on. however after that it says 'Unable to activate windows, try again later'.


    I previously had windows 7 on the machine and got the free windows 10 upgrade so I don't know if I have a Product Key or a Digital Licence and or how to find/get a another one.


    What are my options on fixing this issue.

    :)
     
    James_748, Oct 9, 2019
    #1
  2. tops Win User

    Skype won´t wok in 17063


    Skype Won´t work... games won´t work...

    Making backup and re-format...

    Maybe I Install a Windows 7 again, At least, all of my games run smoothly ...Sadness!!

    *Banghead
     
    tops, Oct 9, 2019
    #2
  3. cortana won`t talk to me

    Hi Steven,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    It's unfortunate that you are facing this issue. Let me assist you to resolve the issue.

    I appreciate if you could answer few questions to narrow down the issue and to provide you better assistance.

    • Check and verify if Cortana is activated?
    • Does Cortana search and gives any output/result on screen?
    • Is the Language and region settings set to valid value?
    • Check and verify if Cortana available in your region?
    Method 1:

    I suggest you to try to turn Cortana off and then try turning it on back and check if she talks. Refer to the steps below to turn Off and On Cortana:

    • Open Cortana.
    • Click the hamburger button in the top left of the window.
    • Go to Settings and click on off.
    • Follow the same steps to turn it on.
    • Check if issue persists.
    I would suggest you to refer to the article given below and check if that helps.

    Cortana & search

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/cortana-search

    Hope this information helps, let us know the status of the issue
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Oct 9, 2019
    #3
  4. My windows 10 won't activate

    i am using windows 8pro.but it won,t recongnise my activation code

    i am using windows 8pro.but it won,t recongnise my activation code
     
    gordonhewitt1, Oct 9, 2019
    #4
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