Windows 10: failed activation Windows 10 Build 10240

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

  1. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 10158
       16 Jul 2015 #11

    nichigo13 said: View Post
    ok i found a link of 10162 iso and downloading it right now hope it still working.
    You won't be able to activate it, dude. 10162 and 10166 keys are all revoked and will not work.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    16 Jul 2015 #12

    So what would be the process?
    I had 10166 installed. When it began to update to 240 it screwed up big time and would not install and messed up 10166. No way that was going anywhere so I tried to reinstall 166 and no go. It won't go past the "one moment please' screen.
    So is there no way I can get 10240 to activate? This doesn't seem right. The update to 240 is what screwed everything up.! I have 240 installed from a downloaded iso but of course it won't activate.
    Thanks for your help.
    Jim
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 1,582
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       16 Jul 2015 #13

    It's a bit of a mess. I had the 10240 update from 10166, but that already had issues with slow boot up and some features like PIN sign in not working carried over to the upgrade.

    And a clean install is not working, with very little information here or elsewhere about the reasons for it. As beta software I don't mind running an unactivated system, but it irks me to have a half-working activated system, the ability to clean install it, but not to have it activate.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    16 Jul 2015 #14

    otisdog said: View Post
    So what would be the process?
    I had 10166 installed. When it began to update to 240 it screwed up big time and would not install and messed up 10166. No way that was going anywhere so I tried to reinstall 166 and no go. It won't go past the "one moment please' screen.
    So is there no way I can get 10240 to activate? This doesn't seem right. The update to 240 is what screwed everything up.! I have 240 installed from a downloaded iso but of course it won't activate.
    Thanks for your help.
    Jim
    I used an .iso (prepared from the .esd from the upgrade) to upgrade an installed and activated 8.1 OS.

    The result was activated. It also defaulted to NOT accepting Insider updates.

    I'm not sure that 10240 is the same as what will appear on 7/29, but that is the behavior I'd expect for the released upgrade version.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    16 Jul 2015 #15

    Well I removed the 10240 because it's worthless to me with no way to activate it. I installed a copy of Win 8.1 that I had laying around and I believe I'll wait until after the release to upgrade it. So now I'm dual booting 7 and 8.1.
    jim
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 713
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       16 Jul 2015 #16

    bordi said: View Post
    Yes I've read that mate, but the fact remains that I did it last night and this morning so there is a chance he can still do it.

    He wont lose anything by trying.
    I was able to activate a clean install of 10240 a few hours ago. Not sure if it's still working !

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    16 Jul 2015 #17

    Do an upgrade install from 8.1 and it should activate. It's only clean installs that are blocked, or were blocked?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  8. Posts : 1,546
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       16 Jul 2015 #18

    I finally got build 10240 installed. The product key changed again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    16 Jul 2015 #19

    groze said: View Post
    I finally got build 10240 installed. The product key changed again.
    I got a new key when I ungraded to that build too .
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    16 Jul 2015 #20

    For some weird luck I've manage to activate my system using this steps

    ** Illegal KMS REMOVED **

    things that bothers me is

    is this legal?
    will it stay activated forever?
    will it stay activate if i do clean install again

    Anyway guys thank you so much for your response.

    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jul 2015 at 10:49.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

Related Threads
Hello, every time I cold boot or restart windows I get an error code 10 on Broadcom 802.11n Network Adaptor in Device Manager. I'm forced to disable and then re-enable the Network Adapter. I have resetted my BIOS back to default settings as I...
Hello guys. I will try to be direct. The notebook which i installed Windows 10 TP was running Windows 8.1 and i installed the HOME build 10130, over the 8.1 version. But i had some problems with Windows update and boot, so i did a clean install of...
i am going to use a product key for pro found here --> Download Windows 10 Insider Preview ISO File - Windows 10 Forums will that have an impact on my copy of windows, will it turn my genuine windows 8.1 copy into a not genuine windows 10 if i...
Windows 10 Enterprise build 10240 activation in Windows Updates and Activation
Hi all! I have been reading through the forums for the past couple days after installing the Windows 10 Enterprise TP 10074 on a laptop here at work. I ran through the activation and setup of a MS account on that build and then ran Windows updates....
Install Build 10041 ISO Failed in Installation and Upgrade
I just downloaded the iso for build 10014, created an USB for it and then ran it to go from 9926 to 10014. I ran until nearly the end and then produced the screen below. Has anyone seen this sort of thing and what to I need to do to correct...
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 12:26.
Find Us