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  1.    16 Jul 2015 #1
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    How to activate WIn10 Build 10240 CLean Install


    I installed Build 10240 on a brand new SSD drive with no problems. However, Windows rejects the the activation code I found on another post in this forum:

    How to activate the latest Windows 10 build - Microsoft Community

    That post says activation really isn't necessary, but in fact it is. So is there a way to activate a clean install of Build 10240?

    I tried entering the code from my Win7 DVD, but (of course) that was rejected also.


    Edit:

    Well DARN!!! Windows says it is the 32-bit version -- so of course it is going to reject the 64-bit version activation codes. I don't know if I clicked on the wrong download or if it was just mis-labelled. Looks like I have to start over.

    Oh well.
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  2.    16 Jul 2015 #2
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  3.    16 Jul 2015 #3
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    Well I made a new Install disk with the 64-bit build, did another clean install, \ and it still rejects the activation code listed above. I did verify that the system is 64-bit so that is not the problem.

    Does anyone have any other ideas???
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  4.    16 Jul 2015 #4
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    You can't do a clean install of build 10240 and activate it. It must be activated via upgrade from a previously activated build like 10166.
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  5.    16 Jul 2015 #5
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    With clean install. From Admin Command Prompt, Try this:

    ** Illegal KMS REMOVED **
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jul 2015 at 10:29.
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  6.    16 Jul 2015 #6
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    Windows 10 Build 14267

    2.slmgr /skms kms.xspace.in
    This server seems to be down



    ~edit~

    Ops... my mistake.. It's working now !

    Last edited by Vladimir; 16 Jul 2015 at 22:53.
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  7.    16 Jul 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vladimir View Post
    This server seems to be down

    Just tested myself. This is the same procedure used to activate leaked build 10176 with different product key:
    Windows 10 build 10176 has leaked onto the web - Page 11 - Windows 10 Forums

    ** Illegal KMS REMOVED **
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jul 2015 at 10:32.
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  8.    16 Jul 2015 #8
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    topgun - thanks for the suggestion. I'll try it in the morning & report back here.
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  9.    16 Jul 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vladimir View Post
    This server seems to be down



    ~edit~

    Ops... my mistake.. It's working now !

    Alright. Glad you got it sorted.
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  10.    17 Jul 2015 #10
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    10240 refuse to install


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    With clean install. From Admin Command Prompt, Try this:

    ** Illegal KMS REMOVED **

    did not work by me :/
    anny suggestions any help ?

    EDIT >> after restart >> windows said new updates where installed and winver says now activated
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jul 2015 at 10:35.
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