Error Code 0xC004F012 in Windows 10/8/7 Solutions

Error Code 0xc004f012 : This article describes the Windows Activation Error code 0xC004F012. You might see this in Windows versions XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10. This 0xC004F012 Error Code in Windows 10 mostly occurs because of corrupted files and virus and malware and product key blocked. Follow the below steps to fix the error code. 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 Activation Error Code 0xC004F012 :

  • Windows XP, Vista
  • Next Windows 7, 8, 8.1
  • Windows 10

Symptoms of Windows 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 activation 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 error code can fix the Run command
Run a command prompt

Step 2: Run the command in RUN Window

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

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

Run command
  • Then run the command and it will solve the Windows Activation Error code

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
System restore
  • 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:

  1. First, close all opened programs and tabs
  2. Then right click on the screen’s bottom left corner and from the popup menu, choose command prompt(admin)
  3. Then press ‘Yes’ to UAC warning, If asked.
  4. Inside a command prompt Window type, the following command and press Enter each one.
  5. slmgr.vbs-ipk XXXX -XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX
  6. Where XXXX means type your product key in XXXX’s place
  7. Now it’s time to activate the Windows then type the command and press Enter
  8. slmgr.vbs/ato
  9. Wait for the Running process finally Windows Activated successfully.

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