Ninaelin, Step 1 is to download and run the utility at this link , then click the Windows tab, Copy to Clipboard, then paste the report into a response message in this thread. Either way, once you have an activated 7 sp1 or 8. This worked like a charm. However, Windows 10 is supposed to eventually get activated as long as you follow the correct upgrade method. But I know how people hate to take the time to wipe them so they format. If the step does not resolve the issue, you are probably running an invalid copy of Windows and need to buy a new one.
I just tried that number and the prompt gets you through entering all million numbers then says it can't help you and hangs up. You need to install Windows 8 or 7 before you perform an upgrade to Windows 10. Skip any screens asking for a serial key. You need to activate it. Shall I simply insert and let it run while windows 7 is on and then goto setup and click there? I have not tried it yet, but I do not plan to do an upgrade. Error code: 0x8007007B This issue is related to network connectivity. I have email confirmation of upgrade assuming that actually means anything.
Please be aware that the copy of Windows you download must be with respect to the edition of Windows you are upgrading from: Windows 7 Windows 7 Starter Windows 10 Home Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Professional Windows 10 Pro Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 8 Windows Phone 8. Now I can't use the product I paid for? You cannot use this for installation, nor is it needed. But it is was too late for me in any case. Ensure that you have a stable internet connection and your firewall is not blocking Windows from activating. If you upgrade Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 you will get a new Windows 10 key when the upgrade is complete. You can open Feedback Hub from your start menu and you get a live Microsoft agent that will help you. What do I need to do to have this key work? You do get a new Win 10 Product key, once you install Win 10, use magic jellybean free version to recover the key.
Why is it not accepting my key on the back sticker? Those servers are then auto-checked to validate your Windows 10 installation. The client does not want to purchase new software, as they will probably attempt to leave the Office platform and go with Google Apps or OpenOffice or something like that. Call Microsoft and find out that I need to do a clean install to get Windows 10 Pro. Magic Jellybean Key Finder the free one will get the Windows 10 key for you. My Windows is genuine, and it has been validated several times in the past, but today it said my product key is invalid. Hey All, I recently got a new laptop that had Microsoft Vista pre-loaded on it. Frustratingly, some users follow the correct procedure but Windows 10 still asks for Product Keys or prompts various activation errors.
Is this product not eligible for the free Win10 upgrade, because it was free to start with? Then when Windows 8 came, I had upgraded the 7 to 8. Guess what, used it and M'soft says it is invalid as it has been used on another device so will not activate my copy of Windows. I dont see the Windows 10 upgrade icon too. I don't believe I used a generic key? However, every time I try to open up Word, Excel, etc. But it is was too late for me in any case. And it worked find when doing the clean install. Try to put in the new product key to do the upgrade.
Note: I tried calling windows to get them to help me activate it, and they did. I wrote down the product key from the first install after scraping it with a program. Im guessing this is because I used it on the old install, but that install no longer exists. If it does not activate even after detecting the internet connection, you can restart and try again or wait for a few days to get Windows 10 activated automatically. When you upgrade to the free 10 from an activated Windows 7, you do not get a product key. The clean install of 10 went fine, but it will not accept this product key. Not sure what to look for? It will upgrade your device to Windows 10 Pro, but won't activate it.
It then said it was not activated and that's when the problems occurred. I'm beyond angry now, I paid a good price to prevent this type of problem. Hi rocky, I did not know that. Activation gets nowhere, online or via landline or cell app. I contacted the seller who sent me another product key and the same thing happened. It installs fine with the original valid product key and the original downloaded installer.
I looked at the recent reviews from others who had recently purchased from the same seller and the great majority of them had had the same problem as me. That is great, you are half way there. Actually, I did not try what you suggested don't want anyone else giving up on that trick in case it might work for them. Like and subscribe to my video. When I try to upgrade to Windows 10 using the media creator upgrade feature it fails. Error code: 0x8007232B The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect. If you still see the problem, try activating Windows using your phone.