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Windows 8.1 Update 80073712 & 80070020 Er Reset Activation

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    Windows 8.1 Update 80073712 & 80070020 Er Reset Activation

    Windows 8.1 Update 80073712 and 80070020 Errors Reset Windows Activation

    Weve already reported that Windows 8.1 Update fails to install in some cases, but weve recently found another consequence of this issue that seems to be experienced by quite a lot of users.

    It appears that a number of the computers that cannot install Windows 8.1 Update are required to reactivate Windows 8.1 once the operating system boots again. Activation however is impossible, so users are stuck with an OS thats scheduled to expire in 30 days, even though they obviously own a valid product key.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    Wow, that's not good. If you had a factory OEM install that could be a real pain.
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