Windows 10: Error code: 0x8004FC12, can't activate Solved

  1.    06 Aug 2015 #1

    Error code: 0x8004FC12, can't activate


    So I installed windows 10 a week back and was successfully able to activate it. After doing that, I did a clean install and was again able to activate it. Today, I had some problem with my computer not beeing able to find my wifi adapter, so I reinstalled windows 10 which solved that problem. Now however, I am not able to activate windows again. I get the Error code: 0x8004FC12. I've tried activating via the phone and the command prompt, neither has worked. Anyone facing the same problem or have any solution?Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    06 Aug 2015 #2

    **UPDATE**
    I just restarted my computer for an windows update (Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081424)). Once complete, I was able to activate windows on my first try. I don't know if the update had anything to do with it or if it just was happenstance (I had tried multiple reboots earlier with no results).
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  3.    06 Aug 2015 #3

    The problem will have been the activation servers will have been busy when it tried first. Not unusual.
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