Tag Archives: Activation

Windows 10/11: Microsoft investigates activation problems with Windows 7/8.1 keys

[German]Some users of Windows 10 or Windows 11 may have activation problems if these operating systems were originally activated with a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 key. These are systems that were previously activated but have suddenly lost this activation … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 2010: Can't be activated anymore?

[German]Owners of Microsoft Office 2010 who are still using this package should realize that this product has not only fallen out of Microsoft support, but can also no longer be re-activated in case of a fresh install. Microsoft seems to … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Windows 10 Activation issue fixed

[German]It seems, Microsoft has fixed its Windows 10 activation problem, which has been affecting numerous Windows 10 users around the world. I've reported that incident yesterday. Advertising

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Windows activation server currently down? (11/8/2018)

[German]Just a brief information for Windows users who detecting a 'missing Windows activation'. Currently the Microsoft activation servers are probably down, so that Windows activations are lost and installations are no longer activated or fall back to Windows 10 Home. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1703: Activation, updates or store downloads ends with error 0x80070057

Windows 10 Creators Update is causing a mysterious error on some machines. After upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1703 or after a clean install, activation, updates and store downloads fails with error 0x80070057. Advertising

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Microsoft’s obscure ‘Self Service for Mobile’ Office activation

[German]Microsoft requires a product activation after installing. Users of Microsoft Office currently are facing trouble during telephone activation. After dealing with this issue, I came across another obscure behavior, Microsoft's 'Self Service for Mobile' solution to activate Microsoft Office via … Continue reading

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