Windows 10: Restore activation windows fails

  1.    04 Jan 2018 #1

    Restore activation windows fails


    Need help
    I clean install my windows 10 build 16299.125 and cannot active after using key and restore the spp/store folder
    before I always succeed restore activation
    I previously backed up my token store
    there are three activations namely windows.office.visio.project
    and it always works when I restore when doing a clean install
    but somehow after i did clean install to 16299.125 my windows can not active.
    only office.visio.project
    I do not change hardware. and I am confused why only windows that just can not be active. while office.visio.project can be active
    I have also done a backup on microsoft toolkit.opa backup and other software restore activation
    but windows can't be active. and it seems my serial windows no longer valid. how to overcome this?

    now i'm trying to install old version windows 10 build 16299.64 and 16299.15
    whether windows updates can affect my windows activation
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  2. Posts : 5,464
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       04 Jan 2018 #2

    Adityar said: View Post
    I clean install my windows 10 build 16299.125 and cannot active after using key ...
    I do not change hardware. and I am confused why only windows that just can not be active....
    but windows can't be active. and it seems my serial windows no longer valid. how to overcome this?
    If your Windows 10 was activated before, then you have a digital licence stored on Microsoft's activation servers tied to the hardware of your PC. You should be able to do a clean install and skip entering a key (click 'I don't have a key' when asked) and it will activate automatically as soon as it can contact the activation servers.

    The digital licence is only valid for one edition (Home or Pro). It is vital you do a clean install of the same edition as you had before. If it is not activating you may have installed the wrong one. If you had Home before you must install Home again, or if you had Pro you must install Pro.

    My guess is that you installed the wrong edition.
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  3.    04 Jan 2018 #3

    No. My windows is same. because if different. My office can not be active. I feel like my windows activation has expired.tried with this problem
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  4. Posts : 5,464
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       05 Jan 2018 #4

    Windows activation doesn't expire.

    Only Insider builds have an expiry date, or versions of Windows that were activated by a Key Management System (KMS) either legally on a company network, or illegally with a KMS 'hack'.
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