MSFT acknowledges some Win10 Pro licenses being mistakenly deactivated

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  1. cereberus's Avatar
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       #80

    Yep - everything is back to normal for me.


    Regardless of the facts of how and why this happened, credit to the engineers who fixed/are fixing the issue for a quick and painless resolution to this problem.
    Last edited by cereberus; 08 Nov 2018 at 17:56.
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  2. blackroseMD1's Avatar
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       #81

    Tried the troubleshooter one more time and it finally worked.

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  3. Posts : 21
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       #82

    Worked for me. Took only a few seconds.
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  4. Posts : 12
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       #83

    Happy to inform my Windows 10 has been properly activated to the Pro version today....what a relief...MS don't try this again...
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  5. slicendice's Avatar
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       #84

    cereberus said:
    It's a hardware issue!
    Where does MS state it's a hardware issue?
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  6. Steve C's Avatar
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       #85

    Would a software expert on the forum please write a book on Software QA for Dummies and send free copies to Microsoft
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  7. slicendice's Avatar
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       #86

    Steve C said:
    Would a software expert on the forum please write a book on Software QA for Dummies and send free copies to Microsoft
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  8. jimbo45's Avatar
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       #87

    slicendice said:
    Morning All.

    Everything fixed again

    I don't think it's just Software they need but General QA (on all their products including Hardware) and Testing strategies !!!!!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  9. cereberus's Avatar
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       #88

    slicendice said:
    Where does MS state it's a hardware issue?
    Ok - fair enough but certainly a server issue not software our end. Semantics rwslly. From our viewpoint, it was a problem with the hardware we are supposed to communicate with.

    Interestingly, there is a rumour doung the rounds that it was an internal attack by a disgruntled employee - don't you just love conspiracy theories - lol.
    Last edited by cereberus; 09 Nov 2018 at 02:04.
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  10. cereberus's Avatar
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       #89

    jimbo45 said:
    Morning All.

    Everything fixed again

    I don't think it's just Software they need but General QA (on all their products including Hardware) and Testing strategies !!!!!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
    No system is 100% reliable. Things break.

    You can only ever reach 99.99...% reliability with multiple backup systems.

    The cost of increasing reliability beyond a certain level is usually far too disproportionate to the benefit gained.

    In the end, little harm was done, and it was fixed fairly quickly.
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