OK, so I have something weird going on. When I installed the OS, in VM, I was never prompted for a PID, Nor is there a water mark asking me to activate.
However I look at the system page and I see Windows needs to be activated...
Go to activate by inserting the default PID key and 1) I get key not valid for this OS, 2), when I tried to activate with whatever key was inserted, I get Windows can't activate right now.
What am I missing?
ActuallyI just realized I downloaded the enterprise version from here: Download Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise. So I assume the key is already included? If so, why isn't Windows activating?
Setting things back to its default. Download is in progress now....
Hoping my CDMA modem connection bugs is getting resolved.
Just looked at post #171 .
Problem is I didn't get a key with the enterprise download as I stated. Thus my actually statement. If you look at "Your product key info" in the image I provided it seems to be embedded... unless I missed it
Anyway trying to activate Windows gives me this error... Windows can't activate. Try again later.
You have the default key installed - see here:
Activation woes - Windows needs activation to personalize
I just clicked the "Enter Key" button in the screen shot you posted and clipped and pasted the key in. It activated a couple of seconds latter.
As far as I know you don't need a subscription to look at the info in MSDN downloads section. You just can't download anything without one.
Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise (x64) - DVD (English)
ISO English Release Date: 10/1/2014 Details
Please note - A product key is not required for installation, but is being provided for mitigation purposes only:
File Name: en_windows_10_technical_preview_for_enterprise_x64_dvd_5554079.iso