Based on how you received the Windows 10 copy, you would require a 25-character product key or just a digital license in order to activate your Windows 10 copy.
A digital license is just a simple method used for activation in Windows 10 which doesn’t need a product key. If you don’t have any of the two- digital license or product key you won’t be able to activate your machine
In case the product key you own is blurred or scratched or isn’t usable then you can get in touch with the retailer from whom you bought the product.
In case you fail to get assistance from the retailer then you can call Microsoft support.
What is a product key in Windows 10?
A product key is actually a code with 25-characters which is required to activate Windows. Here is what your product key look like XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.
Upon buying your license for Windows 10 from a Microsoft store you get the product key which is saved in your Microsoft Account. Microsoft sends you the copy of the product via a confirmation email. In case you didn’t get the confirmation email then check if it is there in your junk folder. In case it is not there, log in to the Microsoft Store—Downloads—Product Keys—Subscription page. Now click the – Digital content tab to view your earlier orders with your product key.
What is the use of Windows 10 product key?
The Windows 10 product keys are also termed as the activation keys. There are benefits associated with a product key of Windows 10 and here are those benefits-
- Instant results
- Compact application
- Easy access to new software updates
This is the latest method which gives you the authority to activate your operating system quickly.
Apart from activating your operating system you also receive the framework updates of graphical user interface of Microsoft products or Windows operating software.
You need to make sure that you save the copy of your activation key on your system. It gives added data for the product.
You can instantly get the details of the previous boot timings and information about the operating software.
With enhanced security, all your documents & files remain secure with the help of will remain safe and secure with the help of BitLocker.
Similar features can be used on removable devices too. It offers amazing security against harmful malware as it has improved Windows Defender Antivirus which is based on machine learning features that enables it to identify threats and protect your devices against harmful malware. Also, automatic update feature offers constant protection in the long run.
Desktop can be accessed remotely
It helps users to also log in to a laptop or a tablet or any other PC securely.
Users can also access any data, apps or files from their laptop from any location at any time with a proper reliable internet connection.