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How to Download Windows 10

If you need to install or reinstall Windows 10, you can use the tools on this page to create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or a DVD. Before you beginMake sure you have:An internet connection (internet service provider fees may apply).Sufficient data storage available on a computer, USB or external drive for the download.A blank USB or DVD (and DVD burner) with at least 4 GB of space if you want to create media. We recommend using a blank USB or blank DVD, because any content on it will be deleted.Read the System Requirements.If you will be installing the operating system for the first time, you will need your Windows product key (xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx). For more information about product keys and when they are required, visit the FAQ page.    Use the media creation tool to download Windows. This tool provides the best download experience for customers running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. To learn how to use the tool, go to the Installing Windows 10 usin…

Official Windows 10 ISO files now available for download

Microsoft has unleashed Windows 10 onto the world, and if you were looking to perform a clean install instead of upgrading from Windows Update, the Redmond giant has made ISO files available for download. ISOs are listed for Windows 10 Home and Pro versions. Before you go ahead with the download, ensure you have the following: An internet connection (internet service provider fees may apply).Sufficient data storage available on a computer, USB or external drive for the download.A blank USB or DVD (and DVD burner) with at least 4 GB of space if you want to create media. We recommend using a blank USB or blank DVD, because any content on it will be deleted.Read the System Requirements.If you will be installing the operating system for the first time, you will need your Windows product key (xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx). For more information about product keys and when they are required, visit the FAQ page. You can run the following command in CMD to find the product key associated with…

Most common Windows 10 activation errors and how to fix them

Windows 10 activation error is one among the known issues, show up after the installation. A message pops up saying Windows 10 could not be activated. You also get a number of activation error messages which are reported to be quite common.
Check out the following list which contains error codes and possible fixes for each error: If you have upgraded to Windows 10 for free from Windows 7.1 Service Pack 1 or, Windows 8.1, but reach a non-activated state, perform the steps below. Go to Start menu>> select Settings>> Update & security > ActivationSelect Go to Store and check if a valid licence is available for your system. If not, you will need to buy Windows from the Store. This only applies if you have not made any hardware changes to your PC. Error 0xC004C4AE - 'Genuine validation detected tampered Windows binaries': You get this error message if you have used a third-party app to add a display language that isn't currently supported by Windows. The fix is…