Windows 10 activation bug baffles, angers users

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Microsoft is reportedly working on a fix for a bug in its activation server that has caused Windows 10 Pro machines to report that their license has not been activated.

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The issue was causing panic for some Windows 10 users who reported on Reddit that the bug “deactivated” Windows because it switched the machine from Pro to Home, and those licenses didn’t match.

“All of a sudden after years of having this key, which was from Windows 8 Pro, then migrated to Windows 10 for free, I got a notification saying my key is Windows 10 Home version and that I need to install it. wtf is going on?” wrote another user on the growing Reddit


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