Windows10 users report that they can’t change Windows10 product key, so let’s see if we can somehow fix this issue.
According to the users, it seems that when they try to change product key the Settings app freezes and they are unable to change their Windows10 product key. This sounds like an unusual problem, but fortunately for you, there are few solutions that you can try.
Solution 1 – Change User Account Control Settings
Apparently there’s a bug with User Account Control Settings that prevents you from changing Windows 10 product key but you can try and fix it by following these steps:
1、Open Settings and search forUAC. From the list of results select User Account Control.
2、Change the User Account Control settings to Always Notify.
3、Try to change the product key again. You should getUAC prompt and you should be able to change your product key now.
4、 After you’re finished you can navigate to User Account Control settings and change it from Always Notify to the one you were using before.
Solution 2 – Reinstall Windows10 upgrade
Some users claim that only way to change your Windows10 product key if you’re having this issue is to go back to the previous version ofWindows that you have activated and then perform the upgrade again.
This might not be the best solution, but evenMicrosoft suggests it, so if you’re having any issues with changing the product key you might want to try this.
Not being able to change your Windows10 product key can be a big problem, but as you can see there are few solutions that you can try. We hope that these solutions were helpful to you and that you’ve managed to change your Windows 10 product key.