Windows 10: you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc

Discus and support you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I was working on windows 8.1 for a few years. A few weeks ago I did a free upgrade to windows 10 home. There were no problems.About a week ago,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by RayTayek, Apr 22, 2021.

  1. RayTayek Win User

    you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc


    I was working on windows 8.1 for a few years. A few weeks ago I did a free upgrade to windows 10 home. There were no problems.About a week ago, Ipurchasedan upgrade to windows 10 pro. I tried to upgrade. upgrade failed. I installed some windows updates and got into this problem: Cumulative updates April 2021 and posted some results of experiments there.I managed to complete the update and the upgrade somehow.However, it now says that I have windows 10 enterprise and must activate windows.How do I fix this?Thank you.

    :)
     
    RayTayek, Apr 22, 2021
    #1

  2. Problem with my activation in windows 10 - Genuinity

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your reply.

    I suggest you to activate the copy of Windows 10 via phone by following the steps below:

    • Press “Windows key + R” and type “slui 4” and press Enter.
    • Select your Region/Country.
    • Select the Phone Activation option, and hold on for a real person.
    Hope the information is helpful.

    Regards
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Apr 22, 2021
    #2
  3. Windows 10 activation

    Hi Martin,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Appreciate your interest in using Windows 10.

    I suggest you to try to activate Windows by phone by following the steps below:

    • Press “Windows key + R” and type “slui 4” and press Enter.
    • Select your Region/Country.
    • Select the Phone Activation option, and hold on for a real person.

    Hope the information is helpful. Feel free to
    write to us for any other assistance with Windows, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Apr 22, 2021
    #3
  4. Superfly Win User

    you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc

    My PC suddenly says its not activated

    I wish I could hands-on your PC .... it's a bit difficult explaining stuff...
     
    Superfly, Apr 22, 2021
    #4
Thema:

you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc

Loading...
  1. you need to activate windows before you can personalize your pc - Similar Threads - need activate before

  2. Outlook : You must connect to microsoft exchange at least once before you can use your...

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    Outlook : You must connect to microsoft exchange at least once before you can use your...: You must connect to microsoft exchange at least once before you can use your outlook data file. [ATTACH] https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/outlook-you-must-connect-to-microsoft-exchange-at/06a0cd3c-270b-4197-9f5e-2a5c0ca4465a
  3. If you unplug your laptop before you shutdown, then want to open it do you you plug it in...

    in Windows 10 Ask Insider
    If you unplug your laptop before you shutdown, then want to open it do you you plug it in...: I just went on a week vacation and my laptop is normally always on or in sleep mode. Do I plug the charger in before or after I turn it on from shutdown? Will it corrupt anything? Thanks. submitted by /u/SmaIIpp [link] [comments]...
  4. Bios needs to be upgraded before you can install the windows 10 update

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    Bios needs to be upgraded before you can install the windows 10 update: I have an hp pavilion laptop Until around 2018 I had been receiving all of the updates automatically then they stopped. I didn't notice right away because I'm notconstantly on my computer. My computer came with windows 10 home already installed. I have been getting...
  5. "The directory name is invalid" "you need to format the disk in drive D: before you can use...

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    "The directory name is invalid" "you need to format the disk in drive D: before you can use...: I get these 2 messages every time i place a SD card into the SD slot of my laptop [ATTACH][ATTACH] This only happens when I place my SD card in the SD slot however if I place the SD card into a usb converter it works perfectly. But in disk management when the SD card is in...
  6. Can you **** test your updates?

    in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Can you **** test your updates?: I just installed your new update wich everytime is a **** fail. No one almost installs you updates anymore because they are that bad. The moment I started my pc from the update it immediately went black until I restarted it and when I logged back in when started playing a...
  7. Activate windows before personalize pc

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Activate windows before personalize pc: Hi there, We just got this device. If I tried to change the background I get the message saying " You need to activate Windows before you can personalize your PC". I don't understand why I get this if I have installed already Microsoft Office 365. Please help. Thanks...
  8. You need to format the disk before you can use it

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    You need to format the disk before you can use it: Hello, I have this problem where when I try to access a drive it says You need to format the disk before you can use and it has format disk and cancel options to click, Any solutions would be appreciated. The drive isnt removable either....
  9. Can you recover a copied text if your computer shutsdown before you paste?

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    Can you recover a copied text if your computer shutsdown before you paste?: Can you recover a copied text if your computer shutsdown before you paste? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update/can-you-recover-a-copied-text-if-your-computer/11c2858d-27f8-4f0c-b198-9167e0286cea
  10. What You Need to Know Before You Go to Microsoft Inspire

    in Windows 10 News
    What You Need to Know Before You Go to Microsoft Inspire: Microsoft Inspire is just over a week away. Are you getting ready? Are you getting excited? We definitely are. So just like us, you should be sure to double check your travel arrangements, download the Know Before You Go guide and get the mobile app to make sure you’re ready...