Error code: 0xC004C003 License could not be found or was invalid. I've looked and I haven't seen anything about it being a rule of the upgrade that computers must be temporarily unjoined from the domain in order to be upgraded so it seems like something must be amiss with my setup but I am at a loss for what it could be. After solving your problem, please mark it as solved by clicking 'flair' and confirming the 'solved' tag. I've placed a call with Microsoft and they are trying to tell me that this behavior is expected. And yes, I have tried using administrative credentials to no avail. I prefer to avoid stacking upgrades, so I restored 8. I have followed every instruction I could find.
Do everything you can to reduce the effort of the wonderful folks offering to help you. Your system may not meet the minimum requirements for the upgrade. Anytime you need to reinstall Windows 10 on that machine, just proceed to reinstall Windows 10. I can't get any further so I can't see if there is a repair installation option. If so, this step has had much success with our readers but again, requires a clean install.
I tried to reenter my product key. I have tried doing this both directly and via the recovery media. However, when I ran the setup again it gave me the same error message and I am not able to continue with the install. Loaded the update and it took like forever. That all worked, but the windows 10 installer still says Windows 10 Setup has failed to validate the product key. When I try installing from boot it will not allow me to upgrade the current system - it tells me to boot into windows to complete an upgrade. Retry the Windows 10 installation after deleting.
If none of the options given worked well, you can try a fix that involves a one-click solution known as. Would that be the original Windows key, and if so how do I. I want to validate my copy of windows as genuine. I checked the system logs and there is no mention as to why the install is failing. The first measure to make this stop and activate Windows 10 is to ensure active internet connection. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact. I temporarily disabled the antivirus as suggested in other posts but it is still not working.
And that's my point - on the other two systems on which I installed Windows 10 home and pro , neither complained about a product key or requested me to put one it - they just happily chugged along and installed Windows 10 without incident. By the way, where you get the Windows 10 1511 installation media? Fred You might try the steps here on 2012 instance. A list of computer objects will appear in the right-hand pane. When an administrator logs on to a Windows Server 2008-based computer, the administrator is assigned two separate access tokens. Haven't done it over 7, but I'd expect the same behavior. So far every domain connected computer that I've tried to use the disc on 3-4 has gotten almost to the last step before actually running the upgrade and then failed with this simple error. If the step does not resolve the issue, you are probably running an invalid copy of Windows and need to buy a new one.
At any rate, I am. The Media Creation Tool used to install Windows 10 doesn't have me enter a product key because of that - I understand that much. Try again with the update after a reboot. I use this little Stream laptop. You will prompted to enter a product key a couple times through the installation, click I don't have a key and Do this later. Replace the old file you may take a backup of the old file.
To do as such, squeeze and open the Run window and type temp. Option 3 — Try deleting the temporary files in your computer. While installing or upgrading to Windows 8. To do this, follow these steps: 1: Log on to a Domain Controller using an authorized administrator account. If you have the wrong edition installed, this will not work. I did a clean install of this from a dowloaded iso- overwriting a previous Windows 10 install.
Violations will be dealt with harshly. At this stage, there is nothing you can do other than clicking the Close button to exit the installer. The specific machine I am trying to upgrade is the one giving me grief. This should help to upgrade or install Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise or any other edition without getting into the error screen. Deleting the temporary files may help fix the error.