The Activation procedure helps in verifying that your copy of Windows is genuine and not being used in multiple devices as per the Microsoft Software License Terms.
After passing the activation process successfully, many users still face issues with the Windows Activation. Here, in this article, we have listed the Microsoft Office Support Tips that will help you troubleshoot and fix common activations errors in Windows.
Before you start, first confirm that the device you’re using is up to date and running latest version of Windows 10. To find out the version details of Windows Operating System, you can type winver in search box on taskbar. After clicking on the ‘Winver’ option, you’d be able to see the version and other details of Windows OS.
In case, your device is not up to date, try to upgrade it with the latest version of Windows 10.
Else, you can use the Activation troubleshooter to get ride of the activation errors and issues. It will reactivate Windows while you made major hardware changes or tried to reinstall windows. But the most important thing to remember is that only system administrator can activate troubleshooter and resolve the errors.
If you’re not a system administrator, you won’t be able to follow this process.
Sometimes, while you try to solve an error with activation process, another error encounters and the error code & message gets changed. If you’ve gone through the same phase, look up the new code and follow the important steps given below.
We have enlisted the major errors that might occur during the Microsoft Office Windows Activation Process.
Occurs when the hardware of device has changed.
The product key didn't work with the edition of Windows you’re using. Contact Microsoft Office support for new product key.
While no product key was found for your device.
While no digital license found for your device.
No license was found for your device. You must use product key to activate Microsoft Office Windows.
The entered product key is invalid.
When the product key belongs to some different edition of Windows.
While you’re not connected with Internet.
While you try to activate a device, which is already in activation process.
While the volume license is being used for multiple devices.
The list of errors is long, if you face any error with the Windows Activation Process, you must instantly contact with Microsoft Office Support Services.