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- Activate Windows 10 for Free without Additional Software (Any Version) 2022
Activate Windows 10 for Free without Additional Software (Any Version) 2022
If you want to know how can you activate your Windows 10 for Free, then this is a quick yet effective way of activating it without the need for external software.
There are several methods you can use, including a .bat file which will automatically run every step and is a quick way of activating, and the manual version, if you want to have more control over the process, or to use more specific license keys.
Disclaimer:This won’t work for Windows Core or Server editions.
Instructions for the Manual Method
1. Open the Command Prompt.In the search box, search for cmd and run it as admin.
2. Install KMS client keyUse the command slmgr /ipk yourlicensekey to install a license key (your license key is the activation key that corresponds to your Windows version, just replace it with the actual license).Here is a list of Windows 10 volume license keys.
- Home: TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99
- Home N: 3KHY7-WNT83-DGQKR-F7HPR-844BM
- Home Single Language: 7HNRX-D7KGG-3K4RQ-4WPJ4-YTDFH
- Home Country Specific: PVMJN-6DFY6-9CCP6-7BKTT-D3WVR
- Professional: W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
- Professional N: MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9
- Education: NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2
- Education N: 2WH4N-8QGBV-H22JP-CT43Q-MDWWJ
- Enterprise: NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43
- Enterprise N: DPH2V-TTNVB-4X9Q3-TJR4H-KHJW4
3. Set KMS Machine AddressUse the command slmgr /skms s8.now.im to connect to the KMSserver.
4. Activate WindowsThe last step to activating your Windows is using the command slmgr /ato.If you see the error 0xC004F074, it means that your internet connection either is unstable, you’re disconnected, or the server is busy. Make sure your device is connected to the internet and then try again.
Instructions for the .bat File
- Download the file Go to the download button below and download the .bat file from it.
- Running the file Right-click the file, and run it as admin.
- Then just wait for it to find the right server for your version, and in a matter of seconds, your Windows is activated.
Frequently Asked Questions//Troubleshooting
Here are some of the questions one may wonder about.
What is HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS?
AutoKMS is flagged when Windows detects a file that is used for generating keys, fake licenses, or for any pirated content in general.It is not a threat to your system, rather it flags it as such for its behavior disfavoring Microsoft.
Your version is not supported displays when running the .bat file
Make sure you ran the file as administrator. If this error keeps popping up, try using the manual method and checking your windows version.
What is my Windows Version?
Here’s how you can look up your Windows Version:In the search box, search for System and select the option with this icon.
Scrolling down a bit, in Windows Specifications, you can see what version you have. Select the license according to your version.