Windows 10: Unable to Activate Windows 10

Discus and support Unable to Activate Windows 10 in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I've been running Win 10 via Parallels on a Mac. Over the past month my attempts to download the latest Windows build upgrade have all failed. Then as... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Mr G, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. Mr G Win User

    Unable to Activate Windows 10


    I've been running Win 10 via Parallels on a Mac. Over the past month my attempts to download the latest Windows build upgrade have all failed. Then as of today am not able to reboot Windows at all. "Starting....." then just hangs.
    I decided to reinstall the OS and start fresh. However, once installed, the 2nd iteration of Windows rejects my product key when I try to activate.
    Suggestions to reconcile the above?

    :)
     
    Mr G, Nov 8, 2019
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Nov 8, 2019
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  3. P4-630 Win User
    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, Nov 8, 2019
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  4. skippy258 Win User

    Unable to Activate Windows 10

    DOWNLOAD WINDOWS 10 NOW - Upgrade and ISO direct from microsoft

    this search might help you https://www.google.com.au/webhp?sou...o+to+get+it+activated+windows+10+blocked+keys

    From http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/why-activate-windows-10

    If you upgraded to Windows 10 for free and ended up in a non-activated state, try following these steps:

    • Go to Start
      Unable to Activate Windows 10 [​IMG]
      , then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.
    • Select Go to Store, and check to see if a valid license is available for your device. If a license isn't available, you'll need to buy Windows from the Store.

      Note
      • This only applies if you haven't made changes to the hardware for your device.

    or you could hack it with a crack but please note this is always risky and you don't know what's in the hack
     
    skippy258, Nov 8, 2019
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