This guide walks you through the steps of verifying that a computer running Windows 10 is activated.
Microsoft released Windows 10 a couple of days ago and while things went smoother than expected for the most part, some users experienced issues during or after the upgrade.
One common issue concerned the activation of the system, and this seems to have affected mostly users who ran a clean install of Windows 10 after the upgrade.
But even if things went down smoothly and without issues, you may want to know if Windows 10 is indeed activated.
Windows 10 users have several options to display the activation status of the operating system. This guide provides you with several options. If you want the fastest option, check the second method as it describes a single shortcut to display the activation status of the operating system.
1. Using Settings
While it may not be the quickest option, it requires only a handful of clicks to display the operating system's activation status.
2. Using the System Control Panel applet
This one is a lot quicker and delivers the same result.
3. Using the Command Prompt
If you prefer to use the Windows command prompt, you may use it to display the activation status as well.
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