I'm not home right now so i can't see if it already activated automatically. Also did you use a microsoft account to logon someone said their clean install activated after logging on with their ms account? One of the early reported problems is the issues related to activation error 0xC004F074. The steps below will help you fix the problem easily. I'm having trouble activating windows 8. To everyone reading this, even if you haven't tried any other methods of activating, if you've clean installed and it's not activating this might be the quickest way to get you going.
Didn't get a chance to install it until today when my parts for my desktop just came in. It has been upgraded to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center using the Windows 8 Pro Pack. This interface will show activation status and options as you have seen in Windows 8. I have edited my customsettings. The last step I recommend is to contact Microsoft or the Original Equipment Manufacture if you have a genuine product key. If you want to install Windows 8. I really have to have access to my ebooks.
I will show you a way to fix windows activation error 0xC004F074. Bought the desktop new in Best Buy 1 month ago without windows 8 activated!! If the issue persists, I suggest you boot in Safe Mode, and clear the temp folder. Is there any other methods that you can think of? You should really be asking this question on our sister forum - - where people with more experience of Win8. I am instructed to authorize my account. The vendor is responsible for all the software installed inside a computer when you bought it.
There added the new interface and came with advanced security features, and elegant user interface makes it perfect. Since you said the laptop is new, I assume you dont have much files installed. In the same network with domain, the windows 7 pc has no problem at all to join the domain. Thanks for your kind assistance. I fell victim to that as well. Fast and powerful Activator for Windows 8.
This key was rejected and produced the error above. But now, when I try to activate the computer through activation center, then it says that this key won't work. I'll report back when i'm home in one week. I skipped all prompts to enter a key and it activated automatically. Open Run command by pressing Win + R key and then type slui 3. Save yourself the time and money.
He opened a command window and ran: slmgr. If the upgrade went through your Windows 7 key won't be legit anymore. This helps the community, keeps the forums tidy, and recognises useful contributions. Feel free to inform the results. But some users have reported an error code 0xC004F074 during the time of activation.
However, it is better to read step by step advices. An example is shown below where Windows was installed with a key that had no remaining activations. Yes, you have a problem with activation issue and you can get it fixed by following the procedure mentioned here using the right product key. Alternatively, you can ensure your installed version of operating system is activated by following the steps in this documnent on Windows 8 Product Activation. If you fixed this another method, or yours already activated somehow, please let me know.
App tests proof high operating efficiency. I waited one week after I did the upgrade and did a clean installation on the same computer. There are plenty of articles that explain how to use the software to get the product key. This link might help you. You may safely apply system updates. Then manually activated it in the upgraded 10 installation's settings. Then, I had a fully activated version of Windows 8.