Windows 10: reactivating windows after hardware change

Discus and support reactivating windows after hardware change in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; how do i reactive my win10 pro after changing mobo? the troubleshooter isnt working for me. the help desk was pretty much useless.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by axiom256, Jan 1, 2021.

  1. axiom256 Win User

    reactivating windows after hardware change


    how do i reactive my win10 pro after changing mobo? the troubleshooter isnt working for me. the help desk was pretty much useless.

    :)
     
    axiom256, Jan 1, 2021
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  2. Rose Cal Win User

    Windows 10 reactivation on hardware changes

    Hi Florea,

    It is possible that Windows won't be able to identify your computer correctly that is why the operating system is not activated. To address your issue, we suggest that you follow the steps in this
    article on how to reactivate your Windows 10 after a hardware change.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rose Cal, Jan 1, 2021
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  3. windows 10 reactivation after hardware change

    I just changed motherboards, and When I follow the the steps listed in the "reactivate windows 10 after hardware change" support page, it gives me the message "unable to activate windows" message after I sign in and identify my device,
    with no error code, just a subheader that says "can't activate windows 10 on this device, try again later."
     
    Primero Holodon, Jan 1, 2021
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  4. Jack_924 Win User

    reactivating windows after hardware change

    Windows 10 won't reactivate after a hardware change

    I changed a lot of the hardware on my device recently, however I followed the steps on the Microsoft support page to get my computer ready for the hardware change so that I could reactivate Windows 10 after I changed the hardware. However, now it won't reactivate,
    and has the error code 0xC004F025, and when I try to troubleshoot it says "We can't reactivate Windows on this device. Try again later."

    My Windows 10 was a free upgrade from Windows 7.
     
    Jack_924, Jan 1, 2021
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