Error code 0x8007007B when activating Windows 8
If you want to personalize your copy of Windows 8, you need to activate it first. But if you have a version from MSDN or TechNet, it might not be as simple as it should.
When you go to System Centre to activate your copy of Win 8 and see a pre-entered product key that you have not entered yourself
You´ll probably run into Error code 0x8007007B
How to fix it
If you try to activate Windows 8 and get Error code 0x8007007B, this is how to fix it.
1. In desktop mode, right click the lower left corner and select “Run” (or just press windows+r from either the start screen or the desktop).
2. Enter “slui 3” and press ok.
3. Enter your correct product key and hit Activate
4. And it’s fixed!
Want a short power user primer to Windows 8? Check out Scott Hanselman’s post on Windows 8 productivity.
Oh btw, firt post from Windows 8! 🙂