Activate your windows 8 product key, easily by the three methods I am going to discuss below. If you are a student then you must know that Microsoft has offered a lot of universities, free of cost access to its products. Contact your university administration to acquire about that. This method is for those who have the product key in hand, but are getting errors when they try to activate it.
When you install your windows through any installation key, you notice that there is no way to get that installation activated. You can confirm this by opening Settings from Right sidebar > Change PC settings > Activate Windows. You will face this kind of errors:
“Windows can’t be activated right now. Try activating Windows later. If this issue persists, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support online to activate Windows.”
Activation Error: Code 0x8007232b
DNS Name does not exist
So here most of the end users now they have to re-install the windows OS to get it licensed. Don’t worry the following solutions will help you out.
Activate Windows 8 Product Key Method #1
So, when you have the product key in your hand all you have to do is Open CMD (Run as Administrator) & enter the command:
Then go to Settings from Right sidebar > Change PC settings > Activate Windows. Activate your window through it. So in short first you uninstalled the old key and then entered the licensed product key.
Method #2: Activate Windows 8 Product Key
This second method allows you to activate your Windows 8 through Control Panel. Just Open CMD (Run as administrator) and execute the following command (Type it and press enter)
slmgr.vbs –ipk ENTER-YOUR-PRODUCT-KEY-HERE
Method #3: Activate Windows 8 Product Key
This method is the easiest one. Just press
WIN + R button top open “”Run” and hit enter after typing
Then just enter your product key