⚠️ If your PC does not already have Windows 10 installed, you can install it using the guide here.
Activating Windows 10 with a product key is incredibly quick and simple:
- Update Windows First
Navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.
Click the “Check for updates” button.
If there is an update available, complete it before continuing.
If it says “You’re up to date” continue.
- Activate Windows 10
Navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Activation.
Select “Change product key”, and enter the 25-character product key.
Select Next to start the activation.
If you receive an activation error run through the general troubleshooting steps.
- Check Activation
A message will say “Windows is activated” or if you have a Microsoft account linked to your PC “Windows is activated with a digital license linked to your Microsoft account”, either of these messages confirms the activation was genuine and successful.