Activating Windows 10

Bita Baygani 0 Reputation points
2024-05-21T18:49:22.32+00:00

Hello, I want to activate my windows 10 but it gives me this error " We can't activate Windows on this device as we can't connect to your organization's activation server. Make sure you're connected to your organization's network and try again. If you continue having problems with activation, contact your organization's support person. Error code:

OxC004F074 " what can I do? it's really annoying

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  1. S.Sengupta 16,561 Reputation points MVP
    2024-05-22T00:36:34.66+00:00

    The error code 0xC004F074 indicates an issue connecting to an organization's activation server.

    Open the Settings app.

    Go to "Update & Security" and then "Activation."

    Click on "Troubleshoot."

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    Check Key Management Service (KMS)

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    See Microsoft's article on Error 0xC004F074: Microsoft Error 0xC004F074

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  2. Hania Lian 9,931 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-22T01:19:01.1066667+00:00

    Hello,

    Does the organization use KMS for activation?

    1.Make sure that your device is connected to the internet and that you have a stable connection. Use the PowerShell cmdlets to check that the ports between the client and server are open. For details, please refer to:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows-server/licensing-and-activation/error-0xc004f074-activate-windows

    2.Verify that the KMS activation threshold has been reached. It cannot be activated until the activation threshold is reached.

    Windows desktop operating system: 25

    Windows Server Operating System: 5

    3.Check that the sppsvc service is running on the KMS server. If the service has stopped, start it.

    Hope it helps.

    Best Regards,

    Hania Lian

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