Windows 10: Query re activation

  1. ICIT2LOL's Avatar
    Posts : 842
    7 and 10 on various machines
       27 Jul 2015 #1

    Query re activation

    I have installed for the second time the preview and ran updates but the build remains as 10070 or something like that - anyone know what the dickens is going on because my desktop updated to the 102** build and self activated.

    The other thing is I am now being asked for an activation code and cannot find the email they sent me with three activation codes on it. I have now spent 14 hours installing 10 yesterday and and another 2 hours on the phone support line this morning which keeps giving me a disconnected number.

    Can someone please advise me what to do about this very sad state of affairs because I am getting to like the 10 but if necessary I will swap my 7 drive back in
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  2. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       27 Jul 2015 #2

    How did you do the install? Did you use an ISO and if so where did you get it. Sounds like it is a fairly backlevel build.
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  3. ICIT2LOL's Avatar
    Posts : 842
    7 and 10 on various machines
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       27 Jul 2015 #3

    Yes Z I downloaded and saved the ISO from an email from Microsoft when I enlisted as an insider and that also quoted three activation codes.
    I burnt the downloaded ISO to a disk tried the install on my Sandy Bridge - it took about three goes to get it to download any updates - finally downloading the last build and it is telling me it is activated, and it is running reasonably smoothly.

    Now the desktop is at my place and when I got home yesterday tried the same method - that is upgrading the 7 to 10 as I didn't want to lose my data etc but it just will not let me update to the last build.

    Now as a another little annoyance Toshiba do not do a Blu tooth driver for 10 because stupid me thought the old OS driver would work and I do dislike wired or those breakable dongles one has to use with wireless. I have tried pairing but the mouse gets fed up with waiting but that us just a side issue. I just want this machine up and running before I go back to my partners place (30th).

    I am only wanting to get going because I am getting quite used to using the 10 now.
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