If you are getting activation error in windows as it is windows 7 or windows vista then you are in big trouble. With this error you are not able to activate your windows operating system that you load in your system. When you are trying to activate windows after installing operating system in computer then you may receive “An error has occurred” error message during activating windows and the activation process becomes failed. If your windows not activated it means that you are using trial version of windows operating system. This error message generally occurs in windows 7 and windows vista. If you want to use the registered version of windows operating system then you have must to fix windows activation error message.
Some causes of occurring windows activation error
There are so many causes of windows activation error. If you are providing incorrect serial number during activation of windows operating system then you may get this error message. This is the main cause of windows activation error. Windows activation error also occurs when some system files/windows files are missing from your computer. It may be also when an incorrect value has inputted into the registry editor then you can face this error message.
Process to solve activation error in windows 7
There are so many methods are available to solve this error. You will get the exact process to solve activation error in windows 7. All manual processes are given in this content by which you can solve activation error in windows 7 easily. The processes are given here in step by step. Read these steps one by one and then apply it into your computer. You can solve this error by using Change Product Key feature. To use it follow these steps.
- First of all click on start button and then open My computer and after that click on system properties that is available in the tool bar.
- Now click on change product key that is available in the windows activation section. If any message appears for admin password then type the admin password and then press enter or click on continue.
- Now in type the original product key in the product key box and then click on next. And follow the rest steps from the wizard.
- Restart the computer and you can see the activation process successfully done from these steps.
If the error not solved from these steps then it may be file missing problem. To overcome this error format the computer again and install the operating system and provide the serial number/product key when first time it requires. Then it will not give you any error.