A problem occurred when Windows tried to activate. Error Code 0x8007232B

You may have encountered an issue when trying to activate your copy of Windows Server 2008 R2.

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Select Activate now.

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Select Activate Windows online now.

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You get this error message, with Error Code 0x8007232B.

To get around this problem, open an elevated command prompt and type the following command:

slmgr -ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx

 

Where the x’s are your license key.

After you have done that,  you can active successfully.

This information is taken from Microsoft KB929826

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  1. A problem occurred when Windows tried to activate windows 7 ultimate acer laptop. Error Code 0xC004E003. please help me solve this problem.

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