Windows 10: Activation blocked


  1. Posts : 12
    Win 10 (test rig)
       21 Jul 2015 #1

    Activation blocked


    Is this a permanent thing now or do you think it will start working again after the 29th?
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  2. Posts : 57
    windows 10 pro Build 10240 x86
       21 Jul 2015 #2

    Chrysalis said: View Post
    Is this a permanent thing now or do you think it will start working again after the 29th?
    which activation you r talking?
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  3.    21 Jul 2015 #3

    It seems that MS has shut down activation for all builds until after the 29th so they can test the upgrade process. Some have been able to find a way to activate 10240. Search around the forums and you should find out how the accomplished it.
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  4.    21 Jul 2015 #4

    I did a clean install from an iso of 10240, signed into my MS acct. and it activated....who knows???
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  5. Posts : 1,751
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       21 Jul 2015 #5

    My 10240 activated after a reset - upgraded from 10166 install from ESD>iso after the activation servers supposedly were shut down.
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  6. Posts : 779
    Windows 1.00 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Build 14971.1000
       21 Jul 2015 #6

    Fafhrd said: View Post
    My 10240 activated after a reset - upgraded from 10166 install from ESD>iso after the activation servers supposedly were shut down.
    Same here.
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  7. Posts : 713
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       21 Jul 2015 #7

    Updates via ISO from inside previously activated builds remain activated. If a machine has already had an activated build, the hardware hash is kept by M$, so it activates after the first reboot.

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  8. Posts : 779
    Windows 1.00 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Build 14971.1000
       21 Jul 2015 #8

    I had installed 10240 from the ESD -> ISO. This activated but there was no Fast/Slow ring option. I went back to 10166 and let it upgrade to 10240. It activated with the Fast/Slow ring option available.
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