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  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Windows 10 activation issue error code: 0xC004F034


    did anyone get this Error code: 0xC004F034 after upgrade to windows 10?

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  2. Posts : 57
    Desktop : Windows 10 RTM (Upgrade) Daily Driver: Windows 8.1 Pro + OS X 10.10.4
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    I get the exact same error. Any improvements so far?
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  3.    29 Jul 2015 #3

    mrplt said: View Post
    I get the exact same error. Any improvements so far?
    nope, but heard someone said is some issue from server.
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  4.    29 Jul 2015 #4

    janice1234 said: View Post
    nope, but heard someone said is some issue from server.
    Same here.. it should clear up soon I hope.
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  5. Posts : 57
    Desktop : Windows 10 RTM (Upgrade) Daily Driver: Windows 8.1 Pro + OS X 10.10.4
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    Okay then. Also applications like mail and store started crashing before opening. They were woking flawlessly an hour ago. Does that happen to you too?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       29 Jul 2015 #6

    Hello,

    When you upgrade with the free reserved copy from the GWX app on an activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, Windows 10 has a generic key included that will activate it.

    If you clean install Windows 10 without doing the above first, Windows 10 will not be activated.


    Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading with free upgrade?

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.
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  7. Posts : 57
    Desktop : Windows 10 RTM (Upgrade) Daily Driver: Windows 8.1 Pro + OS X 10.10.4
       29 Jul 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello,

    When you upgrade with the free reserved copy from the GWX app on an activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, Windows 10 has a generic key included that will activate it.

    If you clean install Windows 10 without doing the above first, Windows 10 will not be activated.
    I didn't do a clean install, I upgraded from Windows 7.

    A detail: After the update, I did a BIOS update. I also reactivated the Office 2010 after the installation of Windows 10, but I don't remember if it's before or after the BIOS update.
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  8.    29 Jul 2015 #8

    Getting the "Windows can't activate. Try again later." message as well after doing my upgrade from Windows 8.1 this morning.
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  9.    29 Jul 2015 #9

    mrplt said: View Post
    Okay then. Also applications like mail and store started crashing before opening. They were woking flawlessly an hour ago. Does that happen to you too?
    this also happen with photo apps. instant crash when open any image.
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  10.    29 Jul 2015 #10

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello,

    When you upgrade with the free reserved copy from the GWX app on an activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, Windows 10 has a generic key included that will activate it.

    If you clean install Windows 10 without doing the above first, Windows 10 will not be activated.


    Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading with free upgrade?

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.
    hi brink, i did an upgrade from windows 8.1 pro to windows 10 with an iso. not clean install.
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