Microsoft Confirms Some Windows 10 Pro Licenses Are Suddenly Being Deactivated

Windows 10 Pro goes Home as Microsoft fires up downgrade server

Windows 10 Pro goes Home as Microsoft fires up downgrade server

Then join our Team! The issue was affecting users running the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update (rollout remains on pause) and the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. While all Windows 10 PC users in US, UK, and Germany can install the app on their devices, only compatible PCs can use the hands-free features of Alexa. The message also gives users the option of purchasing a new key to reactivate their copy of Windows 10 Pro, despite users having a genuine Pro key. To deal with specific activation error, head over to this Microsoft website. The affected users need not to do anything as it is a known issue.

Most Business Grade laptops ship with the Windows Pro OS version installed and I sure hope that Windows 7 is not sffected because I have a Few Laptops that came with Windows 7 home that I upgraded to Windows 7 Pro. The issue surfaced in a Reddit post published yesterday, where other Windows 10 Pro users chimed in to confirm similar problems.

Microsoft has just released an Emerging issue announcement about current activation issue related to Pro edition recently.

Insiders at the company say that the issue has been on-going for two days and the company may have to release an update to Windows 10 to fix the issue.

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"We're working to restore product activations for the limited number of affected Windows 10 Pro customers", a Microsoft statement obtained by Mary Jo Foley notes.

Thankfully, Microsoft is aware of the problem and said that their engineers are on it. Microsoft support chat seems to have told a customer that, "Customer will be notified when the issue is resolved".

Unfortunately, some users went as far as paying for Windows again or opted to revert back to Windows 10 Home.

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