Windows 10: Windows Activation on new hardware

Discus and support Windows Activation on new hardware in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hi,So, I have followed all the help steps to be able to switch my digital windows key over to my new pc and my new PC isn't showing up even though I'm... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Jake Dove, Oct 12, 2022.

  1. Jake Dove Win User

    Windows Activation on new hardware


    Hi,So, I have followed all the help steps to be able to switch my digital windows key over to my new pc and my new PC isn't showing up even though I'm logged in with the correct account.I have also tried deactivating my windows key from one to device and have entered it on my new pc and still is not showing up in the devices yet when I look at my account on the website and other devices it shows my new PC.I'm unsure what to do at this point as I have a windows key that is not active on any device yet will not work with my PC after all the troubleshooting.

    :)
     
    Jake Dove, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 2022
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  4. Windows Activation on 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, Oct 12, 2022
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