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My problem is I have Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise and I

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Hi Im Derek, my problem is I have Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise and I cant get it activated. I upgraded from Windows 8.1. PLEASE HELP
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Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Microsoft
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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Please keep looking I can't personalise windows unless it's activated.
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No To Secure Remote. Just sort me out please that's why 8 paid £5
Expert:  JamesI replied 3 days ago.

Hi Derek, thank you for choosing Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will help with your query today.

So how did you upgrade, was this as part of a free Windows offer to upgrade did you buy the upgrade?

Secondly what is the exact error you get when trying to activate Win 10?

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Hi James. I bought the laptop in Currys PC World with Windows 8.1.When the offer came out to upgrade to Windows 10 for free I did that on an update. Since then there have been a number of updates which is why I find myself in this mess.
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Is there a solution or am I wasting my time here???
Expert:  JamesI replied 2 days ago.

Hi Derek,

Sorry for the delay in responding, I am sure we can get this resolved for you if you have upgraded using a genuine Microsoft offer, however can you advise the exact message \ pop up your getting advising Windows has not been activated?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
We can't activate Windows on this device because we can't connect to your organisations activation server. Make sure that you're connected to your organisations network and try again. If you continue having problems with activation, contact your organisations support person. Error code: 0x8007232B
Expert:  JamesI replied 2 day ago.

Right, and your able to connect to the internet\surf the web ok?

If so we need to manually enter in the licence key, we can try and use the one for windows 8.1 which should be on the base of the machine or failing that get Microsoft to issue you one.

The error your encountering appears to be related with how your windows 8.1 production was originally licenced, this is fixable but unfortunately just not a quick fix.