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Activate Windows 8 Release Preview

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  • Started 1 year ago by gowthamgutha
  • Latest reply from Fhirkin9
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Posts: 169

I am unable to activate Windows 8 Release Preview.

I tried activating through the Taskbar icon, but it does not happen.

I could see an error message with description ' A security error occured '
error code: 0x80072F8F

and from the settings.

Windows can't activate now. Try activating later.

Posted 1 year ago
Posts: 179

Did you download the ISO right from microsoft? And use the key they provide?

Release Preview Official Site

Posted 1 year ago

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