There can be many reasons why Microsoft may take action against you. And prevent Windows 10 activation by displaying error code – 0x004f200. For example, the copy of Windows you are using is not genuine. And You have not entered the Windows product license key for your version of Windows 10 OS. Whatever the case may be, you can try and fix Windows Activation error 0xc004f200 (Non-genuine).
Steps to Fix Windows activation error 0x004f200 (Non-genuine)
This Windows activation error 0x004f200 error can fixed by the following methods:
- Run Windows Activation Troubleshooter
- Uninstall a recently added update
- Change the Product key
Check the more detailed description below.
1.) Run Windows activation troubleshooter.
Activation is an important step as it helps to verify that your copy of Windows is genuine. Not used on more devices than the Microsoft software license terms allow. So, if you are facing problem activating Windows, Windows 10 Activation Troubleshooter can help.
Go to Start, choose Settings > Update & Security.
Under the Update & security panel on the left, scroll down to Troubleshoot. Please make sure to signed in as an administrator to use this option.
Here, if your copy of Windows 10 not activated, the Troubleshoot option should be visible to you.
Click it to fix the issue. Once your Windows activation is done, the Troubleshoot button will disappear.
2.) Uninstall a recently added update
If you recently observed this change after installing an update, uninstall it to check if the problem persists.
- Go to Windows Settings and choose the Update and Security tile.
- Next, select Windows Update.
- Click View Update History entry.
- Click the Uninstall updates link.
Then, open the control panel from that window, and go to recently installed updates. Then right-click on it and choose Uninstall updates. Some updates are known as activation or verification errors. Verification is an online process that enables users to verify that the copy of Windows running on their computer is correctly activated and genuine.
Once you have recently uninstalled the problematic update, you may need to hide the update using PowerShell for a while.
3.) Change the Product key
If all the above methods fail to work, go to Settings > Update & Security > Activation.
On the right, click the Change product key.
After, that please enter again the correct product key and see the activation is successful.
It should work!
If you are still facing Windows Activation error 0xc004f200 issue then call on Windows helpline number.