Hi, I have the same issue. Note that logging is currently not supported in offline servicing scenarios. Check the document that came with the product and check if it have the product key. Failed Windows 10 Activation with an error code 0xC004F074 is a well-known issue, which emerged right after the release of Windows 10 in 2015. So it may mean that the licence key you have for windows 7 is the problem and not windows 10. We all know that needs a license key to activate and this key is generally provided when you install Windows.
You need to get in touch with the guy and get it fixed. If the issue persists, perform steps provided in method 1 to activate using a phone. Error code: 0xC004F034 You might see this error if you entered an invalid product key or a product key for a different version of Windows. This post assisted me with an activation issue in Windows Server 2012. Technology information and advice website. This error code appears only during the time of activation when the Software Licensing Service reports that it cannot activate the product key since the Key Management Service cannot be contacted.
Use Registry Editor at your own risk. There is nothing much we can do without the key. But after a few months, it becomes deactivated. Installing the wrong driver, or simply an incompatible version of the right driver, can make your problems even worse. This is what I understand. Take a backup and do a clean installation.
Windows 10 requires you to have a valid windows 7 or 8, 8. Any ideas as to how to get around this? Could a virus have done this? Caution: We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve Error 0xC004F074 problems. It will diagnose your damaged computer. Thanks in advance for your input, ask for any other info that I have not covered. If you keep getting this error, thy the following work around to activate Windows 8. The steps below will help you fix the problem easily. Method 2: By Entering the Product Key Step 1 : Firstly, open Run command by pressing Win + R keys.
The only requirement to bypass this error is to own a valid Windows 8 product key at your disposal and change or Re-Enter it at your current Windows 8 installation. Could a virus have done this? Open the Command Prompt with administrative rights in Windows 8. Method 3: Activate by Phone Step 1 : Open Run command by pressing Win + R keys and type slui 4 then press Enter. Even after entering the correct license keys, sometimes such kind of activation error appears and which says: Error: 0xC004F074 The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer could not be activated. Wait until your Windows 8 copy is successfully activated. Using Media Creation Tool seems to get non-activated windows and throws error when activating why i don't know.
And then installed windows 10 as a fresh installation. It will scan all System Files and Registry Keys that have been damaged by security threats. Now type cmd to Open the Command Prompt, make sure to select Run as administrator. Dell kann für keinen Verlust darunter u. Is there any other methods that you can think of? But after a few months, it becomes deactivated. Unlike other troubleshooting steps, since this one involves activating the product, we have limitations.
Method 2: If your no comfortable using command prompt to activate your copy of Windows, you can use Windows 8. Method 2: Instead of using command prompt you can activate by entering the key with the Windows 8. Your going to have to reinstall windows 7 then put the valid licence key found with the windows disk or on a label of your machine found on a sticker if it was pre built. I have tried every possible troubleshoot to fix this. However, you can also try to activate Windows 10 by phone using the step-by-step instructions below. Please reach out to us anytime on social media for more help:.
Please do inform the status. Can you tell me what I can do? Thanks in advance, John It seems like there are already software problems in computer. After your Win10 is already activated, you can now do a clean install of Win10. Additionally, there are softwares like Belarc Advisor or ProduKey which can find the product key for the installed softwares inside a computer. Step 2 : Inside the command prompt window, type slmgr.
If that partition is intact inside the computer, they will be able to use it to re-install Win 8. When you purchase Microsoft Windows, you get the product key which can be used to activate Windows on you system multiple times. Open the Command Prompt with administrative rights in Windows 8. 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. Even after entering the correct license keys, sometimes such kind of activation error appears and which says: Error: 0xC004F074 The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer could not be activated.