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  1.    01 Apr 2016 #1

    Clean install after upgrade Windows NOT activating


    Did a clean install after a Windows 10 Pro upgrade, from a disk created from an ISO from media creator...all went ok, but says Windows not activated....just telling me to go to the store and buy a licence or enter a new key....

    It was activated before I did the clean install, what can I do now ?

    thanks
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  2.    01 Apr 2016 #2

    Do you have an error code or screen shot?
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  3.    01 Apr 2016 #3

    no error code, just says not activated with the two options I gave.....some people say have to keep trying several times over several days
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  4.    01 Apr 2016 #4

    Run slmgr /dlv
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  5.    01 Apr 2016 #5
    Join Date : Dec 2013
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    10 Pro via the free upgrade, and 10 Pro installed now? Just want to confirm. Usually a failed activation on a clean install after upgrading means the wrong version was installed. What OS was the original upgrade done from?
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  6.    01 Apr 2016 #6

    Just tried again....entered sombrero.vbs /auto and got an error box couldn't activate
    tried slui 4 and did phone activation, that failed, read it out to a women they failed, then was told to read my Windows 7 pro code and confirmed ok, typed slui 3 and entered original Windows 7 pro code, but failed with error
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    and yes the free upgrade was Windows 10 pro 64 bit, which is the same as the ISO download I made the disk with for the clean install....I asked if I should retry for a few days to see if it activates, but she didn't understand, asked me to phone tomorrow to speak to their tech dept....
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  7.    01 Apr 2016 #7
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    The official download from the MCT is multi edition. It should prompt you to select Home or Pro, and ask for a product code. Did you select Pro, and click skip when asked for a key?
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  8.    01 Apr 2016 #8

    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    The official download from the MCT is multi edition. It should prompt you to select Home or Pro, and ask for a product code. Did you select Pro, and click skip when asked for a key?
    It did ask for home or pro I chose pro and skipped product key
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  9.    01 Apr 2016 #9

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Run slmgr /dlv
    Ran and got this
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  10.    01 Apr 2016 #10
    Join Date : Dec 2013
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    There's your issue, you installed the N version. You want the regular Windows 10 version. Select Windows 10 (without the N) from the drop down in the MCT.
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