Windows 10: Going Bonkers here - on W10 pro !!! activation wants install W10 pro ! Solved

  1.    05 Apr 2018 #1

    Going Bonkers here - on W10 pro !!! activation wants install W10 pro !


    Hi there

    anybody know how to fix this

    Have changed no hardware whatsoever on this machine -- was running perfectly until about an hour ago and then said please activate windows !!!!!

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    What to do next -- can restore but I'd rather fix this so it wont happen again.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    05 Apr 2018 #2

    Click on link 'I have changed hardware' (even though you have not). You should see your device. Select it and it should reactivate.
    Last edited by cereberus; 06 Apr 2018 at 03:51.
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  3.    05 Apr 2018 #3

    Hi there

    Thanks

    that fixed it .

    Oh well : "The mysterious world of Windows". !!!!

    I notice also it was complaining because I'd changed the password on an Ms account --even though I always use Local accounts on Windows machines.

    slightly OT but I do see you mess around with Ubuntu -- am going to try your suggestion on the HYPER-V 2016 server I've downloaded - I've a bit of free time this week.

    Cheers
    jimbo
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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