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Sriram Sundar
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Windows 10 activation fails for my new Dell G7 15 machine

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HI all,

I have purchased a new Dell G7 15 gaming series machine. Product activation for Windows 10 fails because of the following error:

"We can't activate WIndows on this device because you don't have a valid digital license or product key. Error code: 0xC004C003".

I am supposed to have a valid digital license as stated on my BOM - requesting your help/suggestions on this.

Thanks in advance for the help !!

 

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JOcean
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Re: Windows 10 activation fails for my new Dell G7 15 machin

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Yes you do have a valid license. I know MS had some problems with their activation servers 2 or 3 weeks ago and it was supposed to be fixed. The problem may be back. Follow the link below. If that does not work, I would be contacting MS for help. I believe when it comes to the OS, Dell will pass the responsibility back to MS.

https://www.windowslatest.com/2018/11/09/reactivate-windows-10-and-fix-error-0xc004c003/




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JOcean
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Re: Windows 10 activation fails for my new Dell G7 15 machin

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Yes you do have a valid license. I know MS had some problems with their activation servers 2 or 3 weeks ago and it was supposed to be fixed. The problem may be back. Follow the link below. If that does not work, I would be contacting MS for help. I believe when it comes to the OS, Dell will pass the responsibility back to MS.

https://www.windowslatest.com/2018/11/09/reactivate-windows-10-and-fix-error-0xc004c003/




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-I do not work for Dell
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Gaming on a home built ASUS B450-F Gaming with Ryzen 5 2600X
Real work on an Inspiron 15 5575 and Latitude E5430

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Sriram Sundar
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Re: Windows 10 activation fails for my new Dell G7 15 machin

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HI JOcean, As mentioned in the article, the troubleshooting did not work at first but after some time, my Windows 10's digital license got validated by itself - a bit weird but works fine.
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JOcean
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Re: Windows 10 activation fails for my new Dell G7 15 machin

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Good to hear. MS has had their share of problems of late. The 1809 disaster of course but their activation server was taking already activated copies of Windows 10 Pro, downgrading the license to Windows 10 Home, then not activating because users had the license for Pro and not Home. That was a lot of fun.




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