Users face the Microsoft Product Activation Failure Error because of the various reasons. The common reason is that there license has ended. They also face this issue, when they have open multiple MS Account, hence they should log in to Active MS Account via www.office.com/myaccount. In this blog, you will read the method to fix Microsoft Product Activation Failure Error.
Method to Fix Microsoft product activation failure error:
1. Switch to Active Microsoft account:
The users should switch to their active MS Account via office.com/myaccount. Or for switching to active MS account, you should press the Windows key or hit on Start button in order to open the Start Menu. Now in search bar, you should Type the program in question. Then, you should hit on the Program from the search results. Here, from the upper-right side of the screen, you should hit on the Accounts button. At last, you should switch to your MS Account with an active subscription.
2. Update your Subscription:
To update, you should tap on the Windows key or Start button in order to open the Start Menu. Now in the search bar, you should type the program in question and then hit on the top result. After this, you should tap on Sign in and then fill in your credentials.
At last, your product license will get updated automatically. In case, it is a paid product, then you should make a payment. Now, the error message will automatically disappear.
3. Delete other copies of Office from your Computer:
First, you should tap on Windows+ R in order to launch the Run window. Now, you need to type Control in the open prompt and press Enter or OK button. After this, under Programs you should tap on Uninstall a program. Here in search bar, you should type the program’s name in question which is located in the top-right side of the window. If you find multiple program, then right-click on the version which you are not using and then tap on Uninstall option. Then, you should tap on Windows + F4keys in order to open the Window Shut Down prompt. At last, you should tap on the drop-down menu and then choose Restart option and press Enter.
4. Run Program with Administrator Privileges:
You should close all instances of the program. After this, press Windows key or Start button in order to open the Start Menu. Now in search bar, type the program in question. Here, you should right-tap on the program and then hit on Run as administrator. At last, press Yes button in the security prompt.
5. Update Program in question:
The user should open the program in question. Now, you should locate and hit on Account. Then under Product Information, you should tap on Update Options and then press Update Now button.
6. Reset Microsoft settings:
For this, you need to close all programs. Now, you should hit the Windows key or Start button. Then, you have to locate and press Settings. After this, you should click on Update & Security in the Settings window. Here, you should tap on Recovery option, which is located in the left-side menu. At last under Reset this PC, you should tap on Get Started.
With this above method, the user can resolve the issue of Microsoft Product Activation Failure Error. For help, the user can visit to MS Office via office.com/setup.