Do you have a message on the bottom right of your display screen, which says “Activate your windows”? If yes, it simply means that you are operating on an outdated version of the Windows 10 Operating System (OS). So, you need to activate it.
The Windows 10 Operating System receives feature ongoing updates as compared to the earlier versions of the Windows operating system.
Activating your Windows operating system validates the authenticity of the copy of Windows OS software you have installed on your device.
It also verifies that your copy of Windows operating system has not been used on a number of devices above the threshold stated in the Microsoft software license.
Two Methods for Activating Windows OS Software (Including Windows 10)
There are two (2) ways you can go about it in activating your Windows 10 operating system;
1. You can use the product key/digital license to activate your Windows 10 operating system
2. Activating Windows 10 using a Window Activators.
Activating Windows 10 Using Product Key or Digital License
A product key is a 25 character key which contains a sequence of letters and numbers. This key is used to activate your Windows operating system.
The key is found at the back, or at the top of your central processing unit case, or at the bottom of your laptop if windows is preinstalled on any of the device.
If you purchased windows online, then the product key will be sent in a confirmation email. You can also purchase a windows disc, and find the product key inside the case or on the pack of the disc.
The product key varies depending on the kind of Windows 10 operating system your have running on your device.
Below is a list of various Windows 10 operating systems and sample Product Key;
Windows 10 Home: TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99
Windows 10 Home N: 3KHY7-WNT83-DGQKR-F7HPR-844BM
Windows 10 Home Single language: 7HNRX-D7KGG-3K4RQ-4WPJ4-YTDFH
Windows 10 Home country specific: PVMJN-6DFY6-9CCP6-7BKTT-D3WVR
Windows 10 Professional: W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
Windows 10 Professional N: MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9
Windows 10 Education: NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2
Windows 10 Education N: 2WH4N-8QGBV-H22JP-CT43Q-MDWWJ
Windows 10 Enterprise: NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43
Windows 10 Enterprise N: DPH2V-TTNVB-4X9Q3-TJR4H-KHJW4
You can also activate your windows by buying a digital license online, this is for those who do not have a product key and already have windows installed on their device.
These simple steps will show you how to go about it;
- Firstly, go to Settings
- Next, click on Update and Security
- On the left bar, click on Activation
- If you have already purchased a product key, click on Change Product Key and Insert the newly purchased product key
- If you don’t have a product key, then go to the Microsoft store and purchase the digital license for the windows version you are operating
- Once the purchase has been made successfully, your windows will be activated
After carrying out these steps, the “Activate your windows” text on your display screen will be removed. This shows that you are now operating on a genuine Windows 10 operating system.
Activating Windows 10 using a Window Activators
One of the best activators used to activate a Windows 10 Operating system is the KMSpico windows 10 activator. This tool simplifies the whole process of activation, leaving you with less worry as to what to do if anything goes wrong.
You can download the KMSpico Windows activator here; http://www.kmspico.info/category/activator-windows/
After downloading the KMSpico windows activator, install the activator, run the .exe file in the installation directory, click on the red switch button, then wait for it to successfully run the activation process.
Asides the Windows 10 operating system, KMSpico tool also activate the following windows operating systems:
- Windows Server 2016
- Windows 8.1 Professional
- Windows 8.1 Enterprise
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows 7 Professional
- Windows 7 Enterprise
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Vista Business
- Windows Vista Enterprise
Finally, once you successfully use any of these activation methods, your windows 10 copy becomes activated!