Windows 10: Windows Activation, new hardware

Discus and support Windows Activation, new hardware in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Just swapped out my motherboard old one died. And I lost my activated windows.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ, Jan 18, 2022.

  1. Windows Activation, new hardware


    Just swapped out my motherboard old one died. And I lost my activated windows.

    :)
     
    JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ, Jan 18, 2022
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  2. Activation on new hardware

    In the activation troubleshooter, when it detects no problems or gets to the end screen, click "I changed hardware on my PC recently", and select the license that corresponds to your PC. You might need to restart your PC.
     
    orangeturtle197, Jan 18, 2022
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  3. Jákku Win User
    Activation on new hardware

    I had already completed the troubleshooting steps you have suggested and the process simply ends up with 'Unable to activate windows'. Error message persists.
     
    Jákku, Jan 18, 2022
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  4. Windows Activation, new hardware

    Activation troubles after hardware chnage

    Here's what happened:

    • Linked my Windows 10 Pro Licence to my Microsoft account.
    • Switched out to a new motherboard, new install linked to my Microsoft account.
    • Activation has failed, (Error Code: 0xC004C003) when I try to troubleshoot:
      • Press I recently changed hardware on this device
      • Select the old computer in my Microsoft account
      • Says unable to reactivate windows - try again later - and links to here:
      • Reactivating Windows after a hardware change
      • I've been through it nothing is relevant or helps
    • Have been trying for 3 days now - still not activated.
    Anyone got any ideas or suggestions on what I can do?

    Thanks
     
    TobiasPreston, Jan 18, 2022
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