Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001
What is Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001?
Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001 is an error that prevents users from activating Windows 10. It is activation error that may also occur after a clean install, when you change your motherboard, or update the Basic Input Output System (BIOS) or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). This may occur because Microsoft changed the system activation method in Windows 10 by using digital entitlement. In previous versions, users can activate Windows just by entering the product key.
How can you fix Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001?
Some of the solutions to this error include activating Windows 10 and activating Windows via phone.
Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.
Solution 1. Activate Windows 10
“Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001 ” may appear after flashing your BIOS. The product key might have been deleted. Re-activate Windows 10 using your product key again, and wait for at least 2 days until the Windows 10 license server will be updated. If you are using a laptop and has undergo BIOS flash, you may want to send it to an authorized service center to reactivate your product key.
If Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001 appears after replacing your motherboard or you re-use the product key to a new desktop/laptop, the product key will not work. Windows 10 product key is on valid for one motherboard BIOS or laptop BIOS. Therefore, to fix the error 0x803f7001, consider purchasing a new Windows 10 product key.
Solution 2. Activate Windows Via Phone
If 2 days is too long for you, and you want to get rid of the “Windows 10 activation error code 0x803f7001,” call Microsoft so that they will update the server. Try calling the Windows activation hotline using this link here. Make sure you’re in front of your PC and it is online. You might need to follow some instruction or give some information regarding your PC to Microsoft.
You could also check the hotline using the command below in Windows Start search bar.