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How do I activate Bluetooth in Windows 8?

Q: How do I activate Bluetooth in Windows 8?

My laptop is not allowing me to turn in the bluetooth. I have a windows 10. I don't have a change Bluetooth settings option. Plz help

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A: How do I activate Bluetooth in Windows 8?

Hi, What is your machine ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I have an Envy 4-1130us ultrabook that is really nice, but I can't get my bluetooth to work.  It did work for about a week, but somehow is now failing.  I attempted to go into pc settings > wireless and turn the bluetooth to "on" but it is not allowing this.  I have also tried using f12, but it is only activating the wi fi. FYI - I was using the bluetooth for a wireless mouse.  Anything else I might try?

A:How do I activate Bluetooth in Windows 8?

  Hello, I see that you're having an issue activating the Bluetooth on your notebook. I noticed you have already done a couple of steps to try and resolve this issue.  I will list a couple of steps for you to follow, let me know if this resolves your issue. 1.     Press the Windows  + W key.2.     Type Bluetooth into the Search field.Figure 20: Searching for BluetoothClick Change Bluetooth settings from the list of results.Click the box next to Show the Bluetooth icon in the notification area , and then click Apply .Figure 21: Showing the Bluetooth icon in the notification areaThe Bluetooth icon  displays in the notification area in the lower right.Double-click the Bluetooth icon  to access common tasks for Bluetooth devices.Figure 22: Bluetooth menuTips for finding a Bluetooth deviceIf Windows cannot detect the Bluetooth device, check the following items:Make sure that wireless communication is turned on (Notebook computers only) Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on and set to be discoverable on the device. When a device is set to be discoverable, it uses radio signals to broadcast its location to other Bluetooth devices and computers.A device such as a wireless mouse or a keyboard, might have a button on it that you need to push.A device such as a Bluetooth mobile phone, might have a setting in the menu that you nee... Read more

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I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard set (logitech dinovo), that works fine on the log-in screen when i boot the computer, but once you click log in, the mouse and keyboard stop responding for 1-2 minuites. Then they come back, and are fine for the rest of the session.

Why does it take so long? Can't i just keep it in whatever mode it's in at startup so theres no delay?
thanks,

nick
 

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I have Dell Inspiron 530s.

For some reason I can't connect my cell phone to the computer via Bluetooth. When I click Bluetooth Devices > Bluetooth Settings, nothing happens, and when I click "Add Wireless Device" the computer can't find my cell phone.

Any help is appreciated.
 

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Hello, I recently bought some wireless headphones, I tried to connect then using ''Add Device'' and I couldn't detect my wireless headphones but then, I found out that I can't turn on my Bluetooth.
My Bluetooth device is Bluetooth Audio Bus Device. I would like an answer as soon as possible.
Let me show you a screenshot:

Thanks for reading.

A:Can't activate Bluetooth.

Does you computer have a bluetooth adapther?

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Hello

I have a Libretto U100 and I would like to activate bluetooth permanently, but at the moment each time I reboot it is always turned off.

The result I want is that wifi & bluetooth be turned on at all times.

Thank you for your help.

A:How to activate bluetooth permanently?

Well not very active the Tosh forum!

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hi I have x220 + win 10, just bought bluetooth headphones but cannot activate bluetooth. FN+F5 does not set the bluetooth on. when checking bluetooth in setting is listed but is not button on-off or anything. do i need some drivers? i checked it but there is none for Win 10...thx 4 help. Blanka

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how to activate bluetooth in  HP 15-ac040TU laptop? I could not find anything named bluetooth... kindly help me to enable bluetooth....

A:how to activate bluetooth in HP 15-ac040TU laptop

Dear Customer< Please go through the below document to identify the issue:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01060335#AbT0   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi everyone. I've updated my computer to Windows 10 for a month and now i can not activate wifi and bluetooth at the same time. This didn't happen when my computer was windows 7. Plesase help me. Many Thanks !!!

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Recently I received a new set of wireless, bluetooth headphones as a Father's day gift. I have successfully paired the headphones to my smartphone and my laptop, Acer Aspire running Windows 8.1. I have no problems using the phones with the smartphone, but the laptop is my problem. The "Control Panel" under "Sound" shows the phones, but they are designated as "Disconnected". Nothing I do can activate the device, and no help from MS and their literature shows me nothing beyond what I've already done. Under "Devices and Printers", the phones are shown as recognized but still they don't work. I don't know if I just have not found the correct toggle to turn on the phones or if it's something else. I'd hate to return the headphones since they were a gift from the "kids", but if these cannot be useful, I have no choice. Please help!!!!

OGL
 

A:activate bluetooth wireless headphones

Right click the Volume icon (in the Notification Area) - Playback devices. Are the headphones listed? If so, you can probably make them the default and, hopefully, that's all it will take.
 

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Hello, can someone help?

Tecra R840, BIOS 4.1, Win 7 64bit, everything up to date.

Bluetooth can not be activated. The driver offered are instaliert, Bt is in the BIOS to enable. However, the lamp does not come on.
In the SysStrg no error message, everything is OK.

Where is my thoughts error?
In addition, wireless can not FN + F8 turn -but that is rather unimportant, it just amazes me.

I also find a faint image of Toshiba: no German manual and in English
Version is suddenly still the 850s talk.

best regards
Harry

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Hello All,

I'm having Dell Inspirion N5010. When i try to install Bluetooth driver it asks me "Activate Bluetooth Using Wireless Switch" . I tried to press f2 & fn+f2. But no changes. I went to BIOS and Everything was enabled and proper. How do i get rid of this problem?Please help me!!!
 

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Hello, I have looked at previous threads on Bluetooth but I am not any further forward.  Bluetooth does not show in Device Manager and there is no LED showing.  When I press Fn- F5 I get only two choices: Airplane mode on-off, and 802.11 Wireless radio on-off.  Clicking off just turns off the wireless and loses wifi.  No evidence of Bluetooth yet I believe this laptop shipped with Bluetooth 3 installed.  If so how do I make it appear please?  Thank you.

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I have a Windows 2012 R2 server running as my KMS host. This server has been in production for over 18 months. It services both Windows 7 Pro, Ent, Win8.1, Office 2010 Pro Plus and Office 2013 Pro. I set this KMS up via the VLS on 2012 and manage it via
VMAT 3.0 version 6.2.9200.0. After I replaced my 2012 server kms host key with the newer one that would activate Windows 10, did an offline via telephone activation. My issue is that now I can activate all my servers (2012 r2) but cannot activate any Windows
7 Pro/Ent workstations. My main error is "The software licensing service reported that the product could not be activated. No key management service (KMS) could be contacted. With that being said, I've checked to ensure that the KMS service is running
and that port 1688 is open. This was accomplished using PortQryUI. I also have verified that the KMS host is properly registered in DNS. Within the KMS event logs, I have Evt ID#12290 and in the Volume Activation Management Tool logs I have VMAT Runtime Evt
ID#1000 with error 0xC004F074. On any given WS (Win7) the Application event log shows Evt ID#12288 with 0XC0000022, 0x00000000 as it starter, with no #12289 entries. I've read where I should remove the newly installed host key, reboot, reinstall, activate
and then reboot. The strange thing is that when I run "slmgr.vbs /dlv all" I can see the newly installed host key as verified by the last 5 digits and it shows active and licensed. If I run "... Read more

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I want to play music on my mobile phone but listen the sound on my E5450 laptop, using bluetooth (not other methods)
I have paired the device with the laptop, but I see no options in Windows about what bluetooth services is Windows offering to paired devices.
The laptop is using latest Intel bluetooth driver for the device that appears in device manager with name "Intel Wireless Bluetooth", with these hardware ids:
USB\VID_8087&PID_0A2B&REV_0001
There is a "bluetooth headset service" on windows with start type manual, I've started hoping it would allow phone to "see" the laptop as a bluetooth audio headset but no change.
I remember old Windows had a "Services" tab sheet on the bluetooth settings but on my W10 is gone.
Is this gone for good from Windows 10, or only on my laptop? Using latest released windows version.

A:How to view/enable bluetooth services (bluetooth windows service is already working) on E5450 with Windows 10?

I?m not sure where to find that info, but streaming audio from your phone to the PC would require that the PC act as an A2DP target, and to my knowledge Windows only acts as an A2DP source.

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Hi I have Bluetooth file transfer on my computer, I get this message Bluetooth isn't supported in
Windows Server.  but I want to be able to connect a Bluetooth speaker to my computer is there any Bluetooth software that I can download and install so I can connect my laptop to any Bluetooth device.  My E-mail address is . Cheers
Rod Dohrman

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I have windows 7 with no bluetooth installed. I purchased Edimax Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter in hope to connect my bluetooth headphones. I installed the Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4.0 onto my pc but it still cannot detect my headphones, it stays on 'Searching for devices...' for a long time. My bluetooth headphones automatically connects to my mobile phone but not to my laptop. Please help.
 

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I have this watermark in the bottom right of my screen. looks like this:



In case it's important I'm using dual monitors and my OS windows 8.1 build 9600. It. I don't know the first thing about computers so I don't really know what to else information is essential. I'm really sick of this thing here so if anyone could help me get rid of it that'd be great, thanks

My specs:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 16327 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (300 GB Free); D: 931 GB (472 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., Z97-A
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

A:"Activate Windows go to PC settings to activate windows"

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i cannot activate my laptop it was windows premium 7 now its windows proffesional N

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A friend, who exhausted his resources at hand for trying to clear my infection, recommended I post here.

The issue:

* Was getting google search result redirects (seemes fixed after changing my DNS server)

* Cannot start Windows Defender (message: The Windows Security Center Service can't be started.)

* Cannot start Windoes Security Center Service

* Cannot start Microsoft Security Essentials (appears for a brief moment before evaporating)

* Malwarebytes comes up clean, Rkill comes up clean, Spybot detects two registry changes, says it "fixed" them, but the error remains in subsequent scans.
So, dear bleepingcomputer forum, here is the results of my DDS:

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by Andrew at 16:39:12.25 on 12/05/2011
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.2.1033.18.6143.4261 [GMT -2.5:30]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
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A:Unable to activate Windows Security Center, Windows Defender, etc

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Please take note:If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about your installed Windows Operating System including the Version, Edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system.
If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available.If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information.If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply'... Read more

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Hi Everyone,  I just swapped out the hard drive in my ThinkPad T510 and replaced it with a zippy SSD.I installed a fresh copy of Windows 10 thinking I have my Windows 7 COA (clearly visible under my battery).But I was unable to activate Windows 10. I called Microsoft and they said yes, I have a geniune copy of Windows 7 BUT that the OEM (Lenovo) was blocking the activation. I called Lenovo and they said it's a Microsoft issue. I called Lenovo again and they said I needed to pay $45 for recovery discs because my "real" Windows 7 code was secreted in a system board, and once I retrieved that, I would have to install Windows 7 on my new SSD, then upgrade to Windows 10 and the activation would take. Um, really? Isn't there an easier (and cheaper) way to accomplish this? Again, my Windows 7 COA is clearly visible under my battery but it didn't work. What am I doing wrong? And can anyone out there make it right? Thank you so much!

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Hello thereI bought a dell laptop from singapore on 22 June 2015 with genuine windows 8.1 preinstalled.now it is giving me a message saying that i have to activate windows and that my windows will expire on 4th november.however when I do so....there is no activation happening automatically. They are asking the key which I dont have it.i contacted singapore office and they asked me to scan using command prompt by giving the command as, sfc/scannowit says there is no violation..but the activation message kept popping up.and now they directed me to Bangladesh dealer as am using the laptop in dhaka.could u please help me......it says my windows will expire on 4th novemberregards
Sontosh

A:How do I activate windows on a Dell laptop which came with pre installed genuine windows 8.

It is possible  you have a pirated copy of Windows. Computers with a factory installed legal copy of Windows do not need to be activated. The activation code for Windows 8 is located in the system BIOS and is read automatically. You can check the code by using one of the utilities that will extract it from the BIOS. If there is a code, contact Microsoft and ask them if the code is valid.

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Hi guys,

I would greatly appreciate any help with activation. Here are the facts:

I have been running Windows 8 PRO OEM version on my laptop for over a year without any issues. For several months I have been prompted by the OS to "Install Windows 8.1 upgrade" but I have always been clicking "later" as I really did not want to mess with my production system. Eventually the upgrade was installed automatically and now I can not activate Windows... I get the following using Superfly's diagnostic script:


Code:
Diagnostic Report-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
ToolVersion: 6.3.9600.16384
LicensingStatus: Unlicenced
LicensingStatusReason: 0xC004F014
LocalGenuineState: Invalid license
LocalGenuineResultP: 0
LastOnlineGenuineResult:
GraceTimeMinutes: 0
TotalGraceDays: 0
ValidityExpiration:
ActivePartialProductKey: 4M2MQ
ActiveProductKeyPid2: 00180-20017-54950-AAOEM
OSVersion: 6.3.9600.2.00010100.0.0.048
ProductName: Windows 8.1 Pro
ProcessorArchitecture: x64
EditionId: Professional
BuildLab: 9600.winblue_gdr.140723-2018
TimeZone: FLE Standard Time(GMT+02:00)
ActiveSkuId:
ActiveSkuDescription:
ProductUniquenessGroups:
ActiveProductKeyPKeyId:
ActiveProductKeyPidEx: 55041-01802-001-754950-02-2057-9200.0000-3102014
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A:I can not activate Windows

The "unknown" errror 0x800700d8 refers to Windows not being able to process system files.

This could be due to outdated Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers.

Alternatively, a corrupted update.. check by running sfc and dism .. David has a handy script here:

Let me know the results of that... if that passes we can try rebuilding the licencing store otherwise a refresh may have to be done with a clean ISO download.

Good luck.

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here is the problem.

My friends PC was packed with viruses, I knew I could fix them buyt he just wnated to reinstall windows Xp.

He did, but now when he wants to log in it says, "you must activate your windows or you will npt be able to sign in"

So, we have to hit yes, gives you the option of doing so over the internet, over the phone, remind me later.

We tried internet, remind me later, but everytime we hit one it just freezes.

Please help,
Alan
 

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I just turned on my wifes laptop top after months and it is asking to be activated with an error 0x8007041D.. activation fails.   HP tells me to call MS.. MS tells me to call HP.   I was hoping to upgrade it to windows 10 but it looks like it needs to be activated first..  do i have to pay HP to get a valid license to get the upgrade done?

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I have this program or app w/e it is that allows me to open it up and it adds another 30 days to my thingy. is there a way to activate built 7000 because yah LOL

A:How do i activate Windows 7

Leave the activation alone, in a few days there will be a public release and keys.

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I have an original retail version of Windows XP Home Edition. I believe this is my third or fourth reinstall with this CD of Windows and the Serial it brought with it. I only have used this Windows on two PC's, and only once on one of them. Now i reinstall Windows XP and everything is alright, but when I try to activate Windows (through the Internet, not telephone) it tells me that the number of times i can activate Windows with my serial has exceeded. I thought I could reinstall as many times as I wanted as long as I used an original copy of Windows XP. Can someone help me out here and tell me whats happening. Though I was considering buying Vista, I better wait to have a computer with the recommended settings to get the most out of it. I dont want to buy another copy of Windows XP. Please Help!
 

A:I can't activate Windows XP. Please Help!

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Hi, 3 questions if I may

1. Is it necessary to activate windows on XP?

2. What purpose does it serve?

3. Is there a way to change the start -system tray blue to gray? If so, how please.

I appreciate any help.
 

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Code:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-GRYDB-C4DT7-GV8KJ
Windows Product Key Hash: UnP476H7qQFb96lMK5kE/ZeYGck=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-9815883-00470
Windows Product ID Type: 8
Windows License Type: COA SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7600.2.00010300.0.0.003
ID: {40876585-51B5-49D6-B735-EB0ED6AAAC23}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7600.win7_gdr.101026-1503
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-25... Read more

A:Windows can not activate

It looks to me as if you simply neglected to activate it inside the Grace Period.


telephone activation (operator calls)
Click on the Start button
in the Search box, type
SLUI 4
and hit the Enter key
follow the instructions, but when asked which service you require by the telephone ansafone, do NOT reply - this should force an operator to respond, who can deal with you

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I spent 2 hours on the phone with microsoft, and I built this computer so I don't have a company to call for a new product key because I lost the case and blahblahblahblahblah.
and now the CD's gone poof.

What can I do?...

A:Can't Activate Windows Xp

What happened to the cd and where is the product key that came with it?

Did you get XP installed and is it working?

If it is, you can download an ap named Keyfinder from magicaljellybean.com which will read the product key the cd installed.

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My problem is this: We had error message 0x800700c1 on the grandkids computer. Called the experts to fix it, they couldn?t do it. We were running Windows XP Home 2002 service pack 2. I had a go at it myself and was lucky to get trough safe mode start up to get the original XP install disk to work. I clicked on the repair option and everything was fine. I put in the product key which was accepted and I was requested to restart the computer. I felt real smart that I?d done ok when the professionals couldn?t. So I rebooted and the message appeared: Microsoft has to activate this product before you can log on, do you want to activate now? I clicked yes and the picture of the former desktop background appeared and 30 minutes later nothing had changed. No activation, no notification to call tech help, nothing. I then re booted in safe mode with internet only to get the same message, Microsoft has to activate-----. This is the second time this install disc has been used and there should not be a problem with it. Can somebody help, please?

A:Can't activate Windows XP

Try this: Fix Windows XP Activation infinite loop

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I have moved my OS to a new hard drive (from HDD to SSD) AND reinstalled it because I wanted to start afresh. I did not use a new .iso, I used the recovery option. Since then, I discovered that Windows 8 wasn't activated and so I tried to do so with the product key I found via Produkey, a third party software. It didn't work and I contacted Microsoft several times. They confirmed it was an OEM that had been blocked since it was used "over 100 times", and that I'd need to contact HP to get the key (which doesn't make sense to me - is it the same key? The key in the BIOS? If so that's pretty pointless since it doesn't work). The general gist I got was to contact HP since it was their problem, not Microsoft's. However, looking for a phone number/email/anything for HP has been a nightmare since my warranty expired back in 2014 and the only support for out-of-warranty products is unrelated to my problem. Can someone help me with getting a hold of a real person at HP or something? I refuse to spend more money buying the same OS again. What options can I take? Note: currently my OS is actually 8.1 because I thought it might've been the OS version that was the problem. It didn't work.

A:Windows 8 key is OEM, cannot use it to activate

Meiji03 Sorry, don't have an answer regarding the "blocked key" -- but I do know that different keyfinders report different keys, especially when dealing with OEM systems. Here are a couple of different keyfinders.  Perhaps one will report a key that works:Download Windows OEM Product Key Tool 1.0.0.1Showkey - Windows 10 Forums Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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What do you do when you reformat and now cant activate windows?
 

A:Activate Windows

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I have a problem. I cant access Windows XP because it says that it needs to be activated. Well I cant activate it since I dont have access and my internet isn't hooked up yet. I could also do it over the phone, but I would rather just do it with the internet. Is there anyway I could bypass this message and activate windows so I could use my operating system?

A:Windows XP Cant Activate

Hello GrandslammerBD,

sorry you waited past the 30 day grace period

you will have to phone in or

follow this link

http://www.informationweek.com/share...leID=189400897

hope this helps

Mike

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Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Windows Product Key Hash: KeYfcvXg/a1Q01x73+f8IL/JC4Y=
Windows Product ID: 00359-112-0000007-85418
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {BBCCF9EE-ACE0-4ED6-A300-9E118D1D4C90}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.110408-1631
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_02... Read more

A:I Cant Activate my windows pls help

I'm no expert, Noel is; but I would like you to check and see if you have KB971033 installed in Windows updates.

Have you installed all of Windows 7 Updates?

Have you used any kind of registry cleaners of any kind?

Using this tutorial by Brink would make you log a lot easier to read.

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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I just turned on my wifes laptop top after months and it is asking to be activated with an error 0x8007041D.. activation fails.   HP tells me to call MS.. MS tells me to call HP.   I was hoping to upgrade it to windows 10 but it looks like it needs to be activated first..  do i have to pay HP to get a valid license to get the upgrade done?

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I have an old Dell Inspiron 6000, and I know I had a genuine copy of Windows on there, but in the last week I got a debilitating message that says: "Activation required." There is no start bar, or any desktop icons, just my desktop wallpaper. I tried to activate it with the proper letters and numbers, blahblahblah. It didn't work.

In safe word, it works, but I can't connect to the internet to try and reinstall windows. I have a file on a USB drive to reinstall windows, but it needs the internet to activate windows.

What do I do.

A:Activate Windows.

You should have the option to call Microsoft via telephone for activation, do ya?

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My laptop was purchased in 2010 and has Windows 7 Professional on it. I never had a problem until about 2 months ago when restored to factory settings, which doesn't require a Windows disc. About a month later I started getting messages all over about how Windows might not be genuine and I needed to activate it. The only option it gave me was to activate online, which when I did that I got an error.

So I reformatted AGAIN, hoping I wouldn't have the problem. Now it tells me I have 2 days until automatic activation, which I'm guessing isn't going to work because it didn't last time. When I click 'Activate Window Now', I get an error: 0x8007007B... Now right under that there is a product ID and I'm not sure if that's what I need to enter, or where to enter it.

I went to Microsoft's website and had it run its test to see if it says Windows is genuine, and it is, but I'm worried that I'm gonna run into the same problem as last time if I don't get this activated. I'd much rather figure out a way to do it online than over the phone. Thanks!
 

A:Windows 7 Won't Activate

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Each time I try to activate windows I get a don't have permissions error for slui.exe. Checked up in permissions and all seems fine. MGA diagnostic report below for those who specialize in this area of error detection. Your help will be greatly received.
regards


Code:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE22
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-MJ2FT
Windows Product Key Hash: REE0YuiNLfCGbkgk2w+0vHkPEF8=
Windows Product ID: 55041-002-4354955-86465
Windows Product ID Type: 6
Windows License Type: Volume MAK
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {A99152F4-F239-41E1-AA8E-7C0E15AB7AFD}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150427-0707
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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A:Windows 7 won't activate

To confirm that the problem is what I think it is, please run the following commands in an Elevated Command Prompt window and post the results.

REG QUERY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{EE574957-4077-4AD6-8658-327C2C86C5AA} /S
REG QUERY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{EE574957-4077-4AD6-8658-327C2C86C5AA} /S
REG QUERY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\TypeLib\{EE574957-4077-4AD6-8658-327C2C86C5AA} /S
Here are some instructions to make life easier
1) To open an Elevated Command Prompt Window (the ECP window), click on Start, All Programs, Accessories – then right-click on Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. Accept the UAC prompt.
2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy. In the CP Window, click on the black/white icon at top left – select Paste. The commands will run but may not complete the last command, so hit the Enter Key once.
3) To copy the results... click on the Black/White icon in the top left, and select Edit... 'Select All', and hit the Enter key - then use Ctrl+V or r-click+Paste to paste it into your response.

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Hey guys n gals, my mom got a new computer few months back and it came with xp preloaded with the windows 7 cd in it(was a double bundle to upgrade if you wanted)

She really likes xp and doesn't welcome change much. So I decided to take the windows 7 cd to install on my computer but the cd key won't verify and keeps giving me the '3 days to activate' thing.

Is there any way for me to actually use windows 7 since its just wasted sitting there collecting dust, or is there some sort of key embedded on her motherboard to verify that THAT windows 7 will only work on THAT computer?

Thanks in advance.

Using an AMD Athlon Dual Core x64 4200+ 2.2ghz, 2.2 gigs of ram, radeon hd 4670, 300watt psu if any of this matters.

And if its possible for me to run windows 7 with that cd, how does my 2gigs of ram work into it? Would I be able to install the 64 bit version and actually play some recent games okay, even on low settings(like skyrim, BF3, etc?) it's an older computer but supports 64 bit vista, and the windows 7 upgrade advisor tool said everything was fine to upgrade.

A:Can't activate windows 7

It will run fine. If you have the Gigs, why not make a small partition of about 30 gigs or so, install 7 there, and test it out. But don`t activate it. That way you don`t have to get rid of your older system yet. Any questions, just ask. There is a wealth of knowledge here.

My bad, I re-read and saw you already put it on your pc.

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Hi everyone, I'm new here. I have a bit of a problem with my mothers laptop and I couldn't find other cases that matched mine.
We bought her a new laptop: Toshiba KIRA, pre installed with windows 8. Due to her work requirements, we needed windows 7 professional. So I wiped it clean and installed windows 7 on it and all was running well. I used a copy of a windows 7 disk I bought 4 years ago with no product key or information, just the disk. 30 days later, of course, the time has come to activate windows. So when I log into the computer and the message appears and I click 'buy a new product key', redirected to Microsoft page and downloaded the LegitCheck for validation. After this process, an error came up saying that product keys are no longer available for purchase and that I couldn't activate. I contacted Microsoft support through live chat and she checked out the Product ID and it was registered as an OEM copy and that I'd need to contact the manufacturer.
I don't know a lot about OEM or whatever, but I do know it's a once of thing, tied to the one PC forever. I have concluded that I would need to buy a whole new OEM copy of windows 7 and wipe the other one off. Finally, I come to my question: If I buy the said product and it comes with the OEM product key, am I able to enter that key under system properties where it says the product ID and 'Change product key', OR do I have to wipe the computer completely and reinstall it, entering the product key when prompted? I wou... Read more

A:Cannot activate Windows

Quote:
If I buy the said product and it comes with the OEM product key, am I able to enter that key under system properties where it says the product ID and 'Change product key',


Yes

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Hi Everyone,

I am having an issue with activating Windows 10 Pro.

When I first purchased my new laptop it came with Windows 8.1. However I needed to upgrade to Windows 8.1 Pro (due to using the laptop in a business environment).

I suspect that changing to Windows 8.1 Pro changed my product key, which has now affected my ability to activate Windows 10 Pro.

Here is the screen that I see when I look at whether or not Windows is activated -



When I click on the 'Error details' link I see the following -



If I look at the current product key (or at least the last five digits) it does not match my old key (as obtained using Balarc Advisor).



Furthermore if I attempt to change the Product Key by substituting the key that I obtained from Balarc Advisor before performing the upgrade it is rejected.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to overcome this issue they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

A:Cannot activate Windows 10 Pro

This may be of some help:

Why can't I activate Windows 10? - Windows Help

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Here's the problem that I'm having: I am running a Windows 7 Home Premium upgrade on a Vista computer. I have a retail set of Win. 7 discs that I upgraded from about a year ago. All was working fine, until... I installed a skin from Microsoft for my media player and it killed my media player. It wouldn't load after that. After being unable to repair Media Player I decided to move all my important Documents off my C: drive onto my external and reload the OS. Install went smooth and all works fine except it will not activate. It comes up as Genuine with WGA and when I go to support.microsoft.com/pag and click on "validate now" it takes me to a page to download and install Microsoft Security Essentials which says your copy of windows must be Genuine in order to dl and run this program. I have it dl'd and installed on my PC. Everything says it's genuine but still it refuses to activate. I get this error message: [code 0xC004C003 The activation server determined the specified product key has been blocked.] When I try to activate by phone the computer gives me the /pag web address which tells me my copy is genuine. Around and Around we go! I'm getting dizzy and pissed off! What can I do?

A:Windows 7 won't Activate

Hi Professor_Freak,

All Windows keys has a set amount of "allowed installations". In this case it has been bloocked because it has been installed on too many machines with the same key, thus denying you to install it on "any more machines".

You need to contact Microsoft and explain your problem and they'll release the block on your key, providing it's a valid legal key.

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keep getting a pop up and says i have to activate windows
tried to but have to put in windows cd key
i dont have one
is there a way to get around this ?
or where can i get an key # to put in to activate windows ??

A:activate windows ???

any suggestion????

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how i activate my windows  

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Hello

I can not activate windows 8.
I tried activating by phone, I receive error code: 0xC0000022 {access denied}

I tried activating the normal way and by phone.

I installed windows 8 pro as an upgrade on a windows 7 evaluation version 30 january 2013. I think this is the problem, because windows 7 was not activated. It was a new PC and I wanted to install windows xp on this machine and then windows 8 pro, but since windows 7 was already pre-installed I tried that.
Later ? figured it was an evaluation version.

How can I fix this?

A:Can not activate windows 8

Hello tint, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Since this is an upgrade copy of Windows 8, try installing it using the method in the tutorial below.

Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade

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