Why is my Windows not activated?

When you purchase a computer from ABS, activation of Windows can sometimes take up to 48 hours. If your Windows is still not activated after 48 hours, please follow these steps to retrieve your product key and activate Windows:

1. Click the Windows start icon and type in cmd

2. Click "Run as administrator" when prompted

3. Copy & paste or type in the following command and press Enter

wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey

4. Click the Windows start icon again and go to Settings > Update and Security > Activation
5. Press the Change Product Key
6. Enter your product key into pop-up box and press Next
7. Press Activate  
If these steps do not work, please contact customercare@abs.com