Solutions To Fix Error Code 0xC004F012 in Windows 10/11 Activation

This article describes the Windows 10 Activation Error code 0xC004F012. You might see this in Windows versions XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10. This Error Code 0xC004F012  in Windows 10 mostly occurs because of corrupted files and virus and malware and product key blocked. Follow the below steps to fix the windows 10 error code 0xC004F012. Take technical support from chat if you have any difficulty in debugging.

Disclaimers: Activation needs the verification of the license keys and the account verification. If you cannot fix this issue, please contact the technician for support.

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Applicable To The Following Operating Systems of Windows 10 Activation Error Code 0xC004F012 :

Windows XP, Vista

Next Windows 7, 8, 8.1

Windows 10/11

Suggestions for Windows 10 Activation Error Code 0xC004F012:

An error message will display that says Windows cannot be activated. The KMS host cannot be located in the DNS, please have the system administrator verify that the KMS is published correctly in DNS. Error 0xC004F012 will be displayed stating that the file or directory name or the volume label syntax is not correct.

Causes of Windows error code 0xC004F012 :

Mak product key

Pc problem

Activation error code issue

Foutcode error

How to resolve Windows  Activation error code 0xC004F012:

Method 1: Change the product key using GUI & Active Windows:

Step 1: Run the Command Prompt

open the start menu and search cmd.

Then right-click on cmd & click on Run as administrator.

Type the commands in this

slmgr.VBS -ipk your-activation-key-here

slmgr.vbs -ato

The windows 10 error code 0xC004F012 can fix the Run command

Step 2: Run the command in RUN Window

  • Open the Run Window And type the slui3 then press ok
  • Then open the Window and enter the product key after that click activate for the activation
  • It will fix and solve the Windows 10 Activation Error code 0xC004F012

Step 3: Run an SFC/Scan now

open the start menu and search cmd.

Then right-click on cmd & click on Run as administrator.

Type the commands in the command prompt and press enter after each one.

SFC/Scan now

SFC Scan
  • Then run the command and it will solve the Windows 10 Activation Error
  • 0xC004F012

Step 4: Create a System Restore Point on PC

Go to the start menu and search for the system properties

Then open it and click tick on the system protection

Then go to click on system restore and create a restore point

After that, the process is done for wait some time then press click Ok

  • Run a system restore and creating a new restore point by these two steps can solve the Windows Activation Error code.

Method 2: Change the Product Key Using Command Prompt & Active Windows 10:

First, close all opened programs and tabs

Then right click on the screen’s bottom left corner and from the popup menu, choose command prompt(admin)

Then press ‘Yes’ to UAC warning, If asked.

Inside a command prompt Window type, the following command and press Enter each one.


Where XXXX means type your product key in XXXX’s place

Now it’s time to activate the Windows 10 then type the command and press Enter


Wait for the Running process finally Windows Activated successfully.

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