How to fix Windows 8.1 activation error : 0xC004F074



How to fix Windows 8.1 activation error : 0xC004F074

I recently upgraded from windows 8 to windows 8.1 and i was unable to activate my windows, this is what worked for me:

Solution 1:
1)Open cmd(command prompt) with administrator rights
2)Type slmgr.vbs –ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx (x should be replaced by your 25 digit product key)
3)Hit enter
4)Type slmgr.vbs –ato (This will change the product key)
5)Hit enter

Solution 2:
1) Start then Run and Type Slui 3 (Slui 4 for activating by phone)
2) Enter Product key
3) Click Activate

I hope this will fix your windows 8.1 Activation error.

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Fix for Windows 8 activation problem with Error Code: 0xC004F074
When trying to activate you get 0xC004F074 with description “The Key Management Server (KMS) is unavailable”
Getting error 0xC004F074 when activating against KMS server

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