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Windows 8.1 developer license registration failed with error code 080080005

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  • hi,

    I have recently refreshed my tab which was having windows 8.1.

    strangely after refresh my tab rebooted to windows 8.

    I again with much difficulty upgraded it to windows 8.1.But when I tried to register my developer license it was giving error :"error code : 80080005 server execution failed".

     The same procedure when I tried to do for Windows 8.1 Desktop it was successful.

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:30 AM

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  • Please try the powershell cmdlets found here to renew the license:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/Hh974578.aspx


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