How To Activate Windows 10 Using Command Prompt?

How To Activate Windows 10 Using Command Prompt

Three Easy Steps, which only take one minute.

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Why Would People Need To Activate Windows?

Well, there are many reasons. It could be because a school or a business is setting up an organization of computers and wants them registered under one key for uniformity. Another reason might be that you upgraded from Windows 7 or 8, and your key was due to expire due to changing Microsoft terms. Many people built their PCs on their own and lost their keys. If you are like others, you bought a PC from a builder or a dealer and they didn’t hand you your license key at all. You could have received your PC via your organization or company which came with Windows pre-installed without any key.

Other reasons include:

  • You simply lost your license key.
  • Your computer was damaged and had to be reformatted due to software instability, virus or hardware failure, but the liability of which was not your fault.

How To Activate Windows 10 Using Command Prompt?

FIRST! Open Command Prompt as administrator. Do this by clicking on the start button, then search for “cmd” then run it with administrator rights.

NEXT STEP: Install key management client key

Carefully follow the steps below. READ before doing.

  1. Use the command “slmgr /ipk yourlicensekey” to install a license key. Replace “yourlicensekey” with any of the factory license keys below. Make sure to choose the right one for your Windows version.
  2. Home: TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99
    Home N: 3KHY7-WNT83-DGQKR-F7HPR-844BM
    Home Single Language: 7HNRX-D7KGG-3K4RQ-4WPJ4-YTDFH
    Home Country Specific: PVMJN-6DFY6–9CCP6–7BKTT-D3WVR
    Professional: W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
    Professional N: MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9
    Education: NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2
    Education N: 2WH4N-8QGBV-H22JP-CT43Q-MDWWJ
    Enterprise: NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43
    Enterprise N: DPH2V-TTNVB-4X9Q3-TJR4H-KHJW4

3. Hit [Enter] key to execute the command. Wait for a few seconds, and a prompt should appear.

4. Set key management machine address. Very Important Step!!!

5. Use the command “slmgr /skms” to connect to the msguides independent free KMS server.

6. Activate your Windows by using the command “slmgr /ato”.

LAST — Check the activation status again.

Extra advice

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