The 0xc004f012 error is usually caused by a corruption of the license memory that prevents users from activating their Windows. If you are using Windows 10 that has not been activated, you will not be able to use some features of Windows that make Windows a must-have. However, there are some mistakes that will prevent you from doing so.
Windows activation errors are not uncommon and, unfortunately, are common. Error 0xc004f012 also appears for the first time when you use the Windows Activation Key. In that case you have to wait and basically, the mistake will disappear after you have given your time. However, if it persists and bothers you, there is no need to worry anymore. This article will show you how to get rid of a very difficult mistake.
What is the reason for the failure to activate with error 0xc004f012?
Well, activation errors are caused by a variety of factors. Here, it may be with ..
Licensing failed. This is a big reason for the mistake. In most cases, your license storage is bad so you can’t activate your Windows.
Corrupted system files. Some users have reported that bad system files have stopped activating, which is actually possible.
Replacement of equipment. When you purchase new hardware for your system, your newly installed Windows cannot be activated because Windows are registered on both hardware and software.
After we have discussed all the important issues, let’s move on to the solution. We can eliminate such mistakes in many ways.
Solution 1: Scan for corrupted system files
Usually when your Windows activation does not work. It can be like corrupted system files that you can check first. To do this::
- Go to the Start menu and type cmd.
- Right-click on the results and select “Run as administrator”.
- Enter the following DISM command that will mount all corrupted files.
- DISM.exe / online / clear image / restore state
Give it some time to finish.
Sfc / scannow
When you’re done, enter the following command that will search for any corrupted files.
It will scan your system files, check for bad files, and repair them. Then try restarting your Windows.