Windows 10, the latest version of the Windows OPerating system launched years ago by Microsoft. The operating system has many features that are better than the older versions of Windows. But the problem comes when you are using Windows 10 but not able to use all of its features because you don’t have a licensed Windows 10 version. The Windows will allow you to use the O.S. but some personalization features will not be open to free users and the user needs to pay to get the paid version. But many can’t afford the paid version of Windows 10 but would like or searching online for methods to get the licensed version of Windows 10 free. So will this article do for you, I will help you with some methods that will get your Windows 10 Licensed version without product key.
Methods to activate Windows 10 without product key
The reason why I am not sharing any product key with you is that the KMS server of windows gets updated & the product keys are changed frequently. As a result, some may work or none may work. Instead, I will share with you simple methods with you that I do the same work. So, let me help you on How to activate Windows 10 without product key?
1. Using a bat file
This method is easy to perform on your unlicensed Windows 10 version to make it licensed. So, the prerequisite is that you must have Windows 10 installed in your P.C. After which just follow the below steps to make your Windows 10 genuine without product key.
- First, download the .bat file by clicking here.
- Save the file with whatever name you like & don’t change the extension from .bat.
- Right-click on the file & click Run as administrator option.
- Let the program activate your Windows 10. It may take around 20 seconds to complete the process.
- Press Y, meaning Yes when asked to restart the pc.
After the restart is done, you can check that you Windows 10 is activated now & you can use all the features that the free version won’t allow you to use.
2. Upgrading to Windows 10.
This method will work for those who are using any other version of Windows apart from Windows 10 & the O.S. should be genuinely activated. If you have licensed Windows other than Windows 10, you can follow these steps & upgrade your version to Windows 10 Licensed version.
- Go to the Microsoft website to get Windows 10 using the below link.
- Click on the Download tool now option.
- Press on the Save button when asked.
- After it is downloaded, right-click on the file & click Run as Administrator option.
- Accept the terms of the license in the new window.
- In the next step, click on Upgrade this PC now & select next.
- This will start the download of Windows 10.
- In the next step, you can begin the installation by clicking on Install.
- While Installation is running, do not turn off your PC.
3. Using Activator software
There are many activators available online that you can find and download to get your Windows Genuine, be it any version of windows. So, for sure you can activate your Windows 10 using the activator. There are many activators like KMSpico, KMSauto, Microsoft Toolkit, Windows Loader. All of these can not only activate you Windows 10 but with that also help you activate your Microsoft office too. It is just that you download the activator software from a trusted website & you don’t install any virus in your PC.
Let us suppose that you are using KMSpico installer then, follow the steps provided below:
- Download KMSpico safe & trusted version from the internet.
- Extract the files from the downloaded zip file.
- Open the folder containing the extracted files.
- Open the Readme file & go through the instructions, if available.
- Open the KMSpico.exe file now.
- Don’t forget to Disable your Antivirus/Antimalware.
- Disable if you forgot to do so.
- Launch the KMSpico.exe file by double-clicking it & start the installation process by clicking Next.
- Click the I accept the agreement option & click NEXT.
- Browse to the folder you want & press next.
- Wait till installation is finished.
- The KMSpico is installed & launches.
- Press on the red color Start button to directly start the activation process.
- Restart your computer to complete the process.
After you restart your PC, you can check that your Windows is activated & genuine. Also, you can enjoy all the features of Windows Licensed version for free.
Note: You can download the KMSpico by just google search – KMSpico latest version. Or typing version for your O.S. version like – KMSpico download for windows 10.
How to check if Windows Activated?
These steps below will guide you on “How to check for Genuine Windows?” in your P.C. after you Activate Windows & do the reboot once.
- Press on the Windows key using the keyboard.
- Then find the Computer option & right-click on it.
- Click on the properties option now.
- Bottom of the page you can see the Windows Activated message status.
If you see this message Windows is activated & a specific license key mentioned meaning that your Windows in licensed now with that specific license key. You can enjoy all the features of Windows similar to that provided in a paid license version.
Note: This step show to you have figures of Windows 7 but the steps are same for all Windows version including Windows 10.
Did it Work?
The article has guided on How to activate Windows 10 without product key? You can use any of the suitable methods from the above 3 mentioned steps & activate your Windows 10. The Windows 10 free version won’t allow you to use few features & would have a watermark on the corner of the screen. I hope the trick worked for you & I could be of help. If you have any more queries regarding the methods or face any issue, please let me know. I would be happy to know which method worked for you in the comments below.