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Windows is activated, but asking for activation

  1. #1

    Windows is activated, but asking for activation


    Windows is asking for activation, i have activated it a while ago. Any help solving this issue would be appreciated!
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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hello,and welcome to eightfourms ,when or where is it asking for activation .
    so when it asks do you just say ok and click to activate, if yes what happens then
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  3. #3


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    There are numerous reasons why this is happening, product version etc. Your best bet would be to contact the Windows Activation service. Follow the tutorial below, option 2

    Activate Windows 8 by Phone
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    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    You are trying to use a volume license key. You need to discuss with your IT department as these keys are not generally available to individual users.
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    You have a volume license installed that requires activation with a KMS server...

    You need to provide where you attained this installation and how this was first activated. Also run this cmd and post result of info.txt.

    cscript %SYSTEMROOT%/System32/slmgr.vbs -dlv>%HOMEPATH%/Desktop/info.txt
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    Heres the info
    Windows is activated, but asking for activation Attached Files
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  7. #7


    Quote Originally Posted by tropzx View Post
    Heres the info
    Run as Admin.
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  8. #8


    Ok, sorry this is run as admin
    Windows is activated, but asking for activation Attached Files
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  9. #9


    It still not retrieving the info - run this as Admin
    slmgr.vbs -dlv
    - gonna have to do a screen dump instead
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