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How do I fix 0xc004f213?

Published on April 10th, 2022

0xc004f213 is an error code that indicates that a Windows license is not valid. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as if the license has been tampered with, or if it has expired. If you see this error code, it is important to contact Microsoft support to resolve the issue.

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1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. If your computer is on, turn it off.
  2. Unplug all cables from your computer.
  3. Wait 10 seconds, and plug in all cables.
  4. Turn on your computer.
  5. If the 0xc004f213 error still persists, follow these steps: a. Click on Start and type "cmd". b. Right-click on "Command Prompt" and select "Run as administrator". c. Type "cd C:\Windows\System32" and press Enter. d. Type "net stop Netlogon" and press Enter. e. Type "net start Netlogon" and press Enter. f. Type "cmd" and press Enter. g. Type "echo %errorlevel% > ntstatus.txt" and press Enter. h. Type "exit" and press Enter.

2. Try to activate Windows by phone

Step 1: Dial ##8255## on your phone. Step 2: If prompted, enter "reactivate Windows". Step 3: If prompted, enter your product key. Step 4: If prompted, enter the activation type. Step 5: If prompted, enter your phone's IMEI number. Step 6: If prompted, enter your phone's MEID number. Step 7: If prompted, enter your phone's password. Step 8: Click "Next". Step 9: Click "Activate". Step 10: Click "Finish".

3. Run the Activation Troubleshooter

  1. Open the Activation Troubleshooter by typing "activator" in the Start menu, search bar, and then clicking on the Activation Troubleshooter entry.
  2. Click on the "Next" button and then on the "Troubleshooting Options" button.
  3. On the "Troubleshooting Options" screen, click on the "Windows Activation" button.
  4. On the "Windows Activation" screen, click on the "Next" button.
  5. On the "Windows Activation" screen, click on the "Fix problems" button.
  6. On the "Fix problems" screen, click on the "Next" button.
  7. On the "Fix problems" screen, click on the "Activation Troubleshooter" button.
  8. On the "Activation Troubleshooter" screen, click on the "Next" button.
  9. On the "Activation Troubleshooter" screen, click on the "Activate" button.
  10. On the "Activate" screen, click on the "Yes" button.
  11. On the "Yes" screen, click on the "Close" button.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Change your product key to the one on your computer sticker.
  2. Contact Microsoft support.