Windows error code 0xc004f074 is basically occurring on when you activate windows during its installation or when you try to activate windows after successful installation or when the software licensing service sreports that it cannot activate the product key since the key management service cannot be contacted. It is basically windows activation error or it appears with some description or error message are listed below:
“Error code 0xc004f074: The Key Management Server (KMS) is unavailable.”
“The software licensing service reported the product could not be activated. No Key Management Service (KMS) could not be contacted. Please see the Application Event Log for additional information.”
This error may cause several reasons that decrease your computer performance and raise several windows error message. Beneath some of reasons are:
- Suspicious process.
- Corrupted or incorrect registry settings.
- Duplicate files or temporary files.
- Old or outdate driver also cause this error.
You take these following steps to easily fix 0xc004f074 error on your windows 8:
- First of all you open command prompt (search shortcut on start menu “cmd”) on command windows as an administrator.
- Now you type in the command prompt “slmgr.vbs –ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx- xxxxx-(25 digit product key).
- After this hit Enter.
- If you still get this error on your computer.
- Again open the command prompt and type “slui 3” and after this enter your 25 digit product key in the popped out windows.
- And press activation and open command prompt in administrator mode (by right click on cmd and then run as administrator).
- Run the command as “sfc /scannow” and then click Enter.
- After this restart your computer.
- Activate windows 8 again which will work rightly.
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