I had bought a windows 10 activated lenovo Ideapad s-145 15ast Amd-A9-9425 Bit Now it is asking me to activate windows again.

AGASTYA SHENOY 1 Reputation point
2020-10-21T16:43:59.35+00:00

I got my laptop from a lenovo store near me
when i got it it was activated windows,but now when i opened my laptop all of a sudden watermark of activate windows shows up, WHAT SHOULD I DO!!

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  1. Joy Qiao 4,876 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2020-10-22T02:28:29.383+00:00

    Hi,

    Did you changed any hardware such as motherboard, hard disk and other mainly part of this device?
    As system activation is based on your hardware ID, once you have changed hardware of activated device, Microsoft activation server will regard this device as a new one and require to activate it again.

    Try to run "slui.exe 4" in command prompt as administrator to activate it through a call.

    We also could try to run "slmgr /ato" as administrator in cmd to activate again to check.

    Bests,

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