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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error 0xc004f014

Solution 1. Use Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

  1. Navigate to the official Microsoft website and download Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. Get rid of Windows 10 Activation Error 0xc004f014Use Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to fix Windows 10 Activation Error 0xc004f014.
  2. Right-click on the .exe file and select Run as Administrator.
  3. Accept the agreement and click Next.
  4. Click on the Create installation media for another PC and press Next.
  5. Set the language, architecture, and Edition.
  6. Deselect Use recommended option for this PC option.
  7. Select Windows 10 Edition and Architecture 64-bit / 32-bit according to the properties of your PC.
  8. Once done, click Next.
  9. On the Media Selection window, plug in your USB flash drive, and press Next.
  10. Wait for the Windows installation process to finish and your Windows 10 installation file will be ready.

Solution 2. Find Sources folder

  1. Open USB and find Sources folder.
  2. Open it and create a new TEXT file.
  3. Rename the file to PID and open it.
  4. Type the following values to it: Value=xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
    Here xxx… stands for your License key, so you have to copy your Windows license key and enter it instead of xxxx.
  5. Save everything and close the file.

Solution 3. Upgrade Windows 10

Solution 1 and Solution 2 explained how to create a licensed Windows 10 installer using a USB drive. Not it‘s time to install it. For this purpose, you just have to:

  1. Open USB and go to Setup.exe, which can be found in Root folder.
  2. Double click it to run.
  3. Follow the instructions and select Upgrade keeping your Personal files and Apps.
  4. Once done, take your time and wait for Windows 10 to get upgraded.

Solution 4. Use Troubleshooter

  1. Open Settings which can be found by clicking on the Start menu.
  2. The choose Update & Security. Windows 10 Activation Error 0xc004f014 message fixTry using Troubleshooter to get rid of the Windows 10 Activation Error 0xc004f014 message.
  3. Click the Activation button and navigate the Troubleshoot to the right side.
  4. Choose Yes if the program asks for permission to allow changes.
  5. The Troubleshooter will detect activation problems.
  6. If a problem saying that Windows cannot be activated occurs, choose I changed hardware on this device recently.
  7. Select the device name you are now using and if wanted to re-activate it, select on and click on Activate.
  8. If you cannot see the device you are currently using, make sure that you are signed in your Microsoft account.

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