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Preinstalled Windows activation issue after reinstallation

HP Pavilion x360 - 13-u105tu
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Preinstalled Windows activation issue after reinstallation.

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@Barthwalavi 

Your PC came with an HP OEM version of Windows preinstalled and activated.

 

If you "reinstalled" Windows using a retail version, that will NOT activate, as your HP OEM key will not work with that version.

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Hi, @Barthwalavi 

 

Below is the link to the product specs page for your notebook.

 

https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05255312

 

If you are having activation issues, most likely your notebook came with W10 Home Single Language and you installed the regular version of W10 Home.

 

So, you can either go back and install W10 Home Single Language, or since your notebook is supported by the HP cloud recovery client utility, you can make a bootable USB HP factory recovery image to reinstall W10.

 

Here is an info link for how to use the utility...

 

https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c06162205

 

I have also zipped up and attached a free utility below, that will show you exactly what version of W10 your notebook has, and the product key.

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