Some Windows 10 users are upset today after Microsoft suddenly disabled their Windows installations, resulting in "Windows activations". Microsoft has confirmed the error and said that an update is in the way.
This issue appears to affect Windows 1
Concerned Windows users may see an annoying "Windows Enable" watermark over the lower right corner of the desktop, distracting them from work and distracting gambling or whatever else they do on their PCs.
This happens if you do not enable Windows 10, even though we've never done this before to people with legitimate Windows 10 licenses.
A Microsoft MVP and forum moderator confirmed the problem. The following was said by Microsoft Chat Support:
Microsoft has recently published an announcement for a new issue regarding a current activation issue that relates to Pro Edition. This is the case in Japan, Korea, America and many other countries. I am very sorry to inform you that there is currently a temporary problem with the activation server from Microsoft. For some customers, this problem may occur if Windows appears as not activated.  Our engineers are working tirelessly to solve this problem and are expected to get it fixed within one to two working days.
So, if you've encountered the problem, stick to it and Microsoft will fix it for you. Do not install Windows 10 Home because Windows 10 prompts you. Wait a few days while engaging in activation issues all the time, and hope Microsoft fixes the bug in a timely manner.
Yes, it's another Windows 10 bug! After deleting files, losing a ZIP file, and losing lately file associations, we really want Microsoft to slow down, run out of problems, and release a stable operating system.
By the way: Did you know that your PC was constantly phoning home to confirm your activation at Microsoft, and a bug in the Microsoft servers could interrupt the activation. They probably did not do it, but it seems that way. It's all right until Microsoft breaks things – which has just been done.
If you want to check the activation status of your PC, you can do so under Settings> Update & Security> Activation. If Windows is activated, you are fine. However, you do not even need to check this – trust us, if Windows 10 is not enabled, Windows will alert you.
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