What is a product key anyway?
Windows product key is 25 character string which verifies that your copy of Windows is legal.
1. What is Active Windows 10?
How to activate windows 10 or actually activating the windows 10 license after you have installed this operating system. If you don’t have Windows 10 active, Microsoft gives you a 30 day trial. After this time, you will only be able to use some features and a notice board will occasionally appear to interfere with your use. The worse thing could be a legendary black screen that will cover your desktop interface.
2. Ways to Activate Windows 10 without using any software
if you want to check the active status then go to the path given below:
Settings (press Windows and I keys together) >> Update & security >> Activation
Control Panel >> System and Security >> System
If you are using a different version of Windows, please visit the Home page and select an appropriate method
Manual activation (6 steps) :
Step 1: Select the right key for your Windows.
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Step 2: Right-click on the start button and open Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 3: Use the command to install a license key : “slmgr /ipk yourlicensekey”
Step 4: Use the command to connect to my KMS server : “slmgr /skms kms8.msguides.com”
Step 5:This step is to activate your Windows using the command “slmgr /ato”.
Step 6 : The last step is check the activation status again.
Frequently asked questions for Windows 10 product keys
How do I enter the product key for Windows 10?
- Go to Settings (Windows key + i).
- Go to Update & Security.
- Choose Activation from the left hand menu.
- Click on Change Product Key
- Enter a valid product key and Windows should activate after verification over the Internet.
How do I change the product key for Windows 10?
- Go to Run –> slui
- This will open Windows 10 change product key dialog
- Enter the new product key and press Ok.
4. Windows will be activated after verification from Microsoft servers over the Internet.