Microsoft warns that Windows 10 has an expensive problem

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The problems of Windows 10 are increasing. Despite the introduction of new monthly feesthe number of known incidents with the most recent updates (including a deletes the personal data of the user) is off the charts. And now

Microsoft
warned, there is another serious problem …

Update: November 10 – Microsoft has now officially confirmed the problem to me and stated that it hopes to release an update in the next 24 hours.

Discovered by The registryMicrosoft's activation servers have been downgraded to downgrade expensive Windows 10 Pro systems to cheaper Windows 10 home PCs and their licenses have been invalidated. It's needless to say that this is a nasty financial hit (Home costs $ 119, Pro is $ 199) and the affected users are angry.

Windows 10 causes serious new problemsMicrosoft

"After updating to Insider Build 18277, my digital Windows 10 license was invalid. I do not understand! … No hardware changes, nothing has changed. I do not know what to do " twittered an affected user.

"One of our three year old Lenovo Yogas has just decided to trigger the Windows activation error 0xC004C003. The Windows Diagnostic Tool indicates that the device has a Windows 10 Home License. twittered Another.

And it's not just upgrade manufacturers that are affected. Problems with Automated Windows 10 Home Downgrades reported For new installations on different Windows Pro versions.

"The same problem on Dell computers with Windows 10 Pro 1803 that we just bought. Must be deployed to clients, but they will not be activated, "explained another user on reddit,

Microsoft's answer? It is not that great

Windows 10 has a quality problemMicrosoft

On his official Answer page, Microsoft warns of a "temporary problem" with the company's activation server, but has not disclosed any further details. As for users calling the Microsoft call center, answer is just waiting for an update.

Like The Register, I've contacted the Microsoft press team to get an answer, and will update this article when it's received.

For many users, it is still a serious issue that Windows 10 has taken much greater control of their computers, making incidents like this hard to avoid. It is also the fourth major incident this year.

In January, Windows 10 updates have PCs with AMD hardware at onenot bootable state", a big upgrade in April had to be drawn the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) and the previously mentioned October update permanently deleted. Even the most passionate Windows fans have accused Microsoft of being oneSoftware quality problem".

At the moment, Microsoft has a lot to do. Especially as his upgrade services are become more expensiveeven up older versions of Windows

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The problems of Windows 10 are increasing. Despite the introduction of new monthly feesthe number of known incidents with the most recent updates (including a deletes the personal data of the user) is off the charts. And now
Microsoft
warned, there is another serious problem …

Update: November 10 – Microsoft has now officially confirmed the problem to me and stated that it hopes to release an update in the next 24 hours.

Discovered by The registryMicrosoft's activation servers have been downgraded to downgrade expensive Windows 10 Pro systems to cheaper Windows 10 home PCs and their licenses have been invalidated. It's needless to say that this is a nasty financial hit (Home costs $ 119, Pro is $ 199) and the affected users are angry.

Windows 10 causes serious new problemsMicrosoft

"After updating to Insider Build 18277, my digital Windows 10 license was invalid. I do not understand! … No hardware changes, nothing has changed. I do not know what to do " twittered an affected user.

"One of our three year old Lenovo Yogas has just decided to trigger the Windows activation error 0xC004C003. The Windows Diagnostic Tool indicates that the device has a Windows 10 Home License. twittered Another.

And it's not just upgrade manufacturers that are affected. Problems with Automated Windows 10 Home Downgrades reported For new installations on different Windows Pro versions.

"The same problem on Dell computers with Windows 10 Pro 1803 that we just bought. Must be deployed to clients, but they will not be activated, "explained another user on reddit,

Microsoft's answer? It is not that great

Windows 10 has a quality problemMicrosoft

On his official Answer page, Microsoft warns of a "temporary problem" with the company's activation server, but has not disclosed any further details. As for users calling the Microsoft call center, answer is just waiting for an update.

Like The Register, I've contacted the Microsoft press team to get an answer, and will update this article when it's received.

For many users, it is still a serious issue that Windows 10 has taken much greater control of their computers, making incidents like this hard to avoid. It is also the fourth major incident this year.

In January, Windows 10 updates have PCs with AMD hardware at onenot bootable state", a big upgrade in April had to be drawn the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) and the previously mentioned October update permanently deleted. Even the most passionate Windows fans have accused Microsoft of being oneSoftware quality problem".

At the moment, Microsoft has a lot to do. Especially as his upgrade services are become more expensiveeven up older versions of Windows

___

Follow Gordon Twitter, Facebook and Google+

More about Forbes

Why does Windows 7 have a new monthly fee?

Microsoft warns: Windows 10 update deletes personal data

Windows 10 Leak makes the new monthly fee from Microsoft available

Microsoft Introduces New Monthly Fee for Windows 10 Enterprise

Why Microsoft discontinued free Windows 10 upgrades

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