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  1. Posts : 536
    Windows 10 Build 1809
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    Activate Build 9879


    A week or so ago I installed Build 9879 of W 10 TP and have tried every day to activate it through PC Settings. I keep getting a message saying, "Windows can't activate. Try again later." Should I be concerned? What can I do to activate it?

    Thank you.
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  2. Edwin's Avatar
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       #2

    Check for Updates, it should activate on it's own.
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  3. Posts : 536
    Windows 10 Build 1809
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    Edwin said:
    Check for Updates, it should activate on it's own.
    That is what I thought too but I just ran "Check for Updates" and it found and installed some and it is still not activated. Go figure!
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  4. Posts : 536
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    JJG10 said:
    Edwin said:
    Check for Updates, it should activate on it's own.
    That is what I thought too but I just ran "Check for Updates" and it found and installed some and it is still not activated. Go figure!
    Finally got it to activate! I stumbled across the product key for the 9879 Build (PBHCJ-Q2NYD-2PX34-T2TD6-233PK). I used it to activate and Bingo it worked.
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  5. Edwin's Avatar
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    Perfect!
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  6. Berton's Avatar
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    Mine updated to 9879 this afternoon and it apparently activated itself.
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  7. ThrashZone's Avatar
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    I don't see how you would stumble on the activation key it's shown above the iso download links
    Where exactly did you download the iso ?
    Apparently not from Microsoft :/
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  8. Posts : 536
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    ThrashZone said:
    I don't see how you would stumble on the activation key it's shown above the iso download links
    Where exactly did you download the iso ?
    Apparently not from Microsoft :/
    At my age a person can and will miss most things. I guess that is where I found it on the second time around.
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  9. Posts : 536
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    ThrashZone said:
    I don't see how you would stumble on the activation key it's shown above the iso download links
    Where exactly did you download the iso ?
    Apparently not from Microsoft :/



    I remember now. I Binged with 9879 Product Key and found it on social.technet.microsoft.com
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  10. Superfly's Avatar
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    ThrashZone said:
    I don't see how you would stumble on the activation key it's shown above the iso download links
    Where exactly did you download the iso ?
    Apparently not from Microsoft :/
    It's not that obvious for Enterprise... One has to expand the Pre-Installation node to get it.
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