Windows 10: Win10 Insider Activation not showing Solved

Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
  1.    07 May 2017 #11

    Right - same with me. I have managed to fix these types of things over the years too. When they come up again, I wish I would have documented what I did.

    And I tried the command and I get the same message as before after the last command (slmgr /ato).

    I don't get the "not activated" watermark either. Just the usual "Evaluation copy. Build blah blah blah" in the bottom right corner of the screen. I was worried when I noticed this activation stuff a couple of builds ago, and nothing became of it. Then the next build would download and the same thing with the activation.

    Seems that in the past when it wasn't activated, you would get a reminder with 'so many days left' in the message box.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    07 May 2017 #12

    Have you tried running Microsoft's Activation Troubleshooter?
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...troubleshooter
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    07 May 2017 #13

    Interesting - I am on Windows 10 Education. I ran:
    slmgr /upk

    That deactivated my Windows 10. Then I went to the activation troubleshooter above and got re-activated right away.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    07 May 2017 #14

    The ADT report looks fine - it's just the digital licence can't be verified. That lies on the MS server and we cannot troubleshoot it locally, unfortunately.

    If the Activation troubleshooter does not help, you could try restarting the Client License Service (ClipSVC).

    then...

    slmgr /ato
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    07 May 2017 #15

    Restarted the service - and ran slmgr /ato. Same error box as earlier.

    I suppose if MS isn't screaming at me for activation, then maybe I should just let it go. I do have an image from a couple months ago, and one from last summer before my switch to Insider. And a spare SSD, so perhaps I will experiment with those.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    07 May 2017 #16

    This is what I see on my MS account...

    Devices


    OverviewManage device limits

    Devices you have signed into with a Microsoft account

    CHD-RVE-PC

    All Series







    More actions








    Windows 10 Professional (10.0.16188.1000)





    BitLocker OFF




    How to protect your device with BitLocker











    CHD-RVE-PC

    All Series







    More actions






    More actions




    Windows 10 Professional (10.0.15063.0)





    BitLocker OFF




    How to protect your device with BitLocker
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    07 May 2017 #17

    It's in notification (grace) - once it goes unlicenced the nags will start.


    Just something I recall now ... is that digital licences use the change product key link in settings' pop-up box for activation not slmgr as such.

    Have you tried using the generic key with that?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  •    07 May 2017 #18

    Superfly said: View Post
    It's in notification (grace) - once it goes unlicenced the nags will start.


    Just something I recall now ... is that digital licences use the change product key link in settings' pop-up box for activation not slmgr as such.

    Have you tried using the generic key with that?

    Pardon my ignorance - is this the key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  •    07 May 2017 #19

    red454 said: View Post
    Pardon my ignorance - is this the key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T
    For Windows 10 Pro, yes.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  •    07 May 2017 #20

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    For Windows 10 Pro, yes.
    Wow - it says "We can't activate Windows on this device as the previous version of Windows was not activated prior to upgrading to Windows 10. Go to the Store (blah blah blah)."

    Of course, this is not true. It was activate with Win 7 Ultimate and upgraded to 10 two years ago, with no issues whatsoever. I had the digital license linked to my MS account since last year. So... (rhetorically) What changed???
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  •  
    Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast

    Related Threads
    Insider Program and Licence Activation? in Windows Updates and Activation
    Maybe a stupid question, but how is one's W10 licence activation affected by the Windows Insider program? Do the Insider builds use the existing licence? Is it possible to go back to the public release build cycle without a clean install?
    Recently changed computers and am attempting to get my Insider preview up and running but cannot seem to activate it. A couple of call to MS haven't produced anything but frustration. Attempted activation shows no valid digital entitlement. Does...
    I've been using this machine for Insider builds since the beginning, which started with an update from Win8.1. I had problems with updates with some builds, so a while back, I did a clean install of one of the Insider builds. Then, when the...
    Solved Windows 10 Insider Activation Help in Windows Updates and Activation
    Alright, awhile back I built a custom gaming PC in hopes that I would get Windows 10 for free, now that it is released, I don't get it for free, so off Amazon, I purchased a Windows 10 Home Edition Activation Key, as you know the preview is for the...
    Insider activation in Windows Insider
    Hi everyone! I have Windows insider preview since build 10130 on my iMac. All was working great, but today i decided to do fresh install using Media Creation Tool, and now i cant actívate my Windows copy. Its give me that error 0xC004C00. Also...
    Our Sites
    Site Links
    About Us
    Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

    © Designer Media Ltd
    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:07.
    Find Us