Windows 10 not activated after the upgrade is a comment problem when you try to change your computer hardware. If you are using the Windows 7 or 8 or 8.1, then you want to upgrade your Windows like Windows 10. That time you ware face the problem. For that, you need to follow some step for solving the problem. Here we discuss how to solve Windows 10 not activated after upgrade problem. Now read the full content.
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Is possible to upgrade Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1?
When Microsoft released Windows 10, that time the Microsoft offered the user to freely upgrades Windows 10 from the Windows 7.1 or 8. And that time notification icon comes in the taskbar, and it says for Windows 10 upgrade. However the Windows 10 app is no longer accessible, and you could not be able to upgrade from the older operating system.
However, this is good news that Windows 10 is still free upgrade available for the older Microsoft Windows, like Windows 7 or 8, 8.1. For that, you need to download Windows file from the Microsoft website. Now see how to active Windows 10 after the upgrade.
How to solve Windows 10 not activated after upgrade problem
If you ware upgrade Windows 10 from the older Windows, then you need to active Windows 10 by following some step. First, you need to press Windows key with the “I” at once for shortcut opening the set. Now click on the Update and security option from the setting menu. Then click the Activation option. After complete these proses then you need to click on the Add account. Then submit your Microsoft account details for log in the Microsoft account.
Once you were complete the process, then you will observe your Windows is active with a license connected to your account. If you were already used the MSA as an improvement to Windows 10, then your Microsoft account and the license attach automatically, and you will see the “Windows is activated with a digital license linked to your Microsoft account” message.
How to use the troubleshooter for re-activate Windows 10
After connecting your account through the license, then you can make use of the new Activation Troubleshooter for upgrade Windows 10 behind changing your computer hardware. For that, you need to follow some step. Now see.
First, you need to press Windows key with the “I” at once for shortcut opening the set. Now click on the Update and security option from the setting menu. Then click the Activation option. Then if you observe that your Windows not activated message, then you need to click on the Troubleshoot option. For that, your Microsoft account has to administrator rights to entire this process. Now click on the “I changed hardware on this device recently” option. Then submit your account information and click on the sing in option. Now click on the next button.
Then you can see a record of device that connected with your account. Then choose the device that you desire to reactive. Now click on the “This is the device I’m using right now” button. Then press on the Activate option. Then you will successfully reactivate your Windows 10.
Extra troubleshooting steps
If you don’t find your device on the record, it may be several things that were happening, and now you can solve these problem by following these step.
Make sure that you are currently signed your account that you have before connected with the Windows 10 license. If you are using the accurate Microsoft account, after that you have to examine the cause why you humbug activate. However, hare we find out some possible problems. Now see.
- On your pc, the Microsoft Windows 10 was not activated.
- Your pc could not run with the genuine version Windows 10.
- The computer you’re annoying to activate Windows that doesn’t match with the type of the device, and you ware connected to your license.
Hope now you solved Windows 10 not activated after upgrade problem. But for that, your previous operating system must be activated by Microsoft. If you currently follow every step by step hope you will solve the problem. If you have any question, please feel free to ask us.