Windows 10: Windows suddenly not activated

Discus and support Windows suddenly not activated in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430. I've had it since late 2020, and installed Windows then. Since yesterday, Windows has been saying to activate it after... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by LogicallySpring, Apr 15, 2021.

  1. Windows suddenly not activated


    I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430. I've had it since late 2020, and installed Windows then. Since yesterday, Windows has been saying to activate it after my computer restarted while in sleep mode. The error code given is 0xC004F074, on Windows 10 Pro. Windows was preinstalled on the laptop, so I do not have access to a product key. I've tried to run the troubleshooter multiple times, to no avail. This even occurs after installing the most recent update.

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    LogicallySpring, Apr 15, 2021
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  2. My PC suddenly says its not activated

    So now I have a clean install and windows is activated, what are my steps to find out why my original windows install wasn’t activated......

    I await instructions........

    and apart from checking activation, I do everything else as per your suggestions......will in future check validated once a month.......
     
    reddwarf4ever, Apr 15, 2021
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  3. My PC suddenly says its not activated

    For verification, now you are saying it isn't activated and Microsoft won't help you?
     
    MeAndMyComputer, Apr 15, 2021
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    Windows suddenly not activated

    Windows Update suddenly hangs?

    Windows Update is suddenly hanging for some reason... I went and downloaded and installed the first bunch of updates, restarted when asked, and now when I go back to windows update I just get the window with a white box forever. Reboot and it still does it. This happens to be on my main machine, running windows 7.

    I've also noticed when I reboot it says configuring windows update, step 3 of 3, 47%. Maybe it somehow skipped something and is screwed forever?
     
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