Windows is one of the most used Operating System. It comes with various versions, the Windows 10 is the most updated one, it has a unique feature of automatic update, only by getting an internet connection. However, many of the users are stuck with the Windows activation error 0x8007007B. If this is the case, you are struggling with. Then, as usual, this can also be solved by applying the proper method. Here, from the core of this article, you will get the proper guidelines for solving error 0x8007007B. So, let us delve to the core of this article.
At times, you are trying to activate the Windows and end up with an Activation error. Then, without going further, try all these below-instructed methods one by one which might help you in solving this error.
Here, in this section of this article, you will get all the exact methods of solving the error code: 0x8007007B with complete process. After a thorough study of this article, you can be able to fix the Windows can’t activate try again later matter from your Windows.
The process to do this is very simple and you will be able to try this on your own by going through these below lines.
At first, press the Windows key to activate the Search bar. After that, type ‘cmd’ on it. Now, most probably at the top of the search results you will get the Command Prompt. Right-click on it. Then, from this menu, select the Run an Administrator option. On, doing this, you will see a black background screen gets open, with the title of Administrator: Command Prompt.
Further, on this Administrator Command Prompt window, type this below command (in place of 0’s place your Windows product key). And then hit on the Enter button to execute the command.
Note: If you get pre-activated Windows on your system, then to know your product key, at first, tap on the Windows key. Next, again type ‘cmd’ on it and right click on cmd or Command Prompt, which is most probably the top-most search result. Then, choose the Run as Administrator option, from this menu to open another Administrator: Command Prompt.
Now, on this command prompt type “wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey”. And hit on the Enter button, to get the result from this command, on the Administrator Command Prompt. The result which you will get is the Windows product key. Copy the product key and place it on a sticky note or, even you can write it down using pen and paper for further use of this process.
As the “slmgr.vbs -ipk 00000- 00000- 00000-00000- 00000” command gets executed on the Administrator: Command Prompt. Then, place this below command on this same command prompt and hit on the Enter button to execute.
slmgr .vbs -ato
Now, reboot your system and hopefully, further, the Windows activation error 0x8007007B will not disturb you.
If the Windows activation error 0x8007007B happens due to the system corrupt files. Then, you can be able to resolve it simply by following these below instructions.
At first, open the Command Prompt window as an Administrator. And to do this, press the Windows key to activate the search bar and then type ‘cmd’ on it. On doing this, you will get Command Prompt, right click on it. Now, from this appearing window select the Run as Administrator option. On doing this, a black screen will get appear, which is the Administrator: Command Prompt.
Then, on this black screen (Command Prompt) window type “sfc /scannow”, in this exact manner without using quotations. After that, hit the Enter button, to start the process of this command. After doing this, you need not to do anything rather than wait to complete the scanning process.
Now, as the scanning is over, and if it gets any problem-related system files, then this process will automatically resolve it. After that, restart your system and proceed to activate the Windows again. Now, you will be able to do this process without any problems. And if still, you are getting the error 0x8007007B, then go for the next method to resolve.
If all these above-mentioned methods fail in solving the error 0x8007007B, then this process might help you in doing this. So, check it out, from these below lines.
To start this process, press and hold the Windows key and without letting it again tap the letter R key, this will open the Run dialogue box. Now, using the Backspace key, clear the Run dialogue box if any command is already there. Next, type ‘slui.exe 4’ on it, and click on OK, this will open the Windows Activation titled window.
Now, under this window options, tap on Use the automated phone system. After that, under this next screen, select your country name by drop down the menu arrow and then, tap the phone activation option. Then, this will open the window with a toll-free number on it. You can utilize the number to get help from Microsoft in the Windows activation process.
On calling any of the numbers from this window, it will ask you to provide your installing ID. After giving this detail, Microsoft will provide you with an activation code to use. On using it, you will be able to solve the Windows activation error 0x8007007B.
This method can also be useful in solving the error code 0x8007007B. And this method is very simple, only by having the product key of the installed OS. You can take the help of “wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey” on the Administrator Command Prompt to know your system’s product key as explained earlier in the note section of the Method One. After taking down your product key value on a paper, which will look like this below, with different values in the place of 0’s. Continue this below section of this process.
Press the Windows key along with the letter R at the same time, to open the Run command bar window. Then, type “Slui 3” on it, without using quotations. After that, select on OK or tap on the Enter button, to execute. On doing this, a new window will get open. Here, you need to place the product key value of your Windows, which you get from the Administrator: Command Prompt earlier.
After placing the product key appropriately then, click on the Activate button. Now, check for the activation process to ensure that the Windows activation error 0x8007007B is resolved.
All these are the processes of solving the Windows activation error 0x8007007B. By going through this article, you can be able to follow all these solving processes on your own.