Microsoft has been busy over the last seven days, pumping out no fewer than three new builds of Windows 10 to Insiders. Hot on the heels of build 10158 came build 10159, followed swiftly by build 10162.
As these are previews, problems are to be expected, and some users are having trouble activating their copies of the operating system. Despite the fact Microsoft is giving away Windows 10 free of charge, activation is still required and it seems the company still has a few kinks to iron out before launch day on 29 July (opens in new tab). So what's the deal?
Microsoft is aware of the issue which has arisen because of on-going development of Windows 10, including work that is being done on the activation process itself. Users have complained that they are not only unable to activate Windows 10, but also that it is not possible to change their product key.
Writing on Microsoft Answers (opens in new tab) in response to queries about the problem, the company said:
Patience, it seems, is all that's required. Have you experienced activation issues? Let us know in the comments below.