Get help with Windows activation errors
Applies to: Windows 10,Windows 7,Windows 8.1
What’s The Difference: Digital License vs. Product Key
1. Upgrade your copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 free of charge.
2. Purchase a copy of Windows 10 and successfully activate Windows 10.
3. Purchase a Windows 10 Pro upgrade and successfully activate Windows 10.
1.Obtained a copy of Windows 10 from an authorized retailer.
2.Obtained a digital copy of Windows 10 from an authorized retailer.
3.Using the Volume Licensing agreement for Windows 10 or MSDN subscription.
4.Purchased a new computer running Windows 10.
Windows can’t activate right now. (Error code: 0x803f7001, 0x800704cF)
Windows is not activated as your previous version of Windows on this device was not activated prior to upgrade to Windows 10. (Error code: 0x803F7001)
You might see this error if no valid Windows license was found for your device when upgrading to Windows 10 or if you performed a clean installation of Windows 10, which requires a new license to activate your copy of Windows.
To fix activation error code in Windows 10, if you have a valid product key, use it to activate Windows:
1> Select the Start button icon button, then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.
2> Select Change product key, and then type the 25-character product key.
Windows 10 product key cannot be used
The solution to this problem is to upgrade Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Make sure it is activated, and if necessary, install Windows 10 on the same device. If you clean up your installation of Windows 10 directly and then use your old key, it will not work. Buy Windows 10 Product Key from Vanskeys.com.
Note: For more info about Windows 10 activation errors, see Get help with Windows 10 activation errors.