Recreate Windows Licensing Store

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Description:

(W7) If you have a valid copy of Window’s but you get this error, follow these steps to recreate the Licensing Store within Windows.

To Resolve:

  1. Search => Command Prompt (As Administrator) =>

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    net stop sppsvc
    cd C:\WINDOWS\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform
    rename tokens.dat tokens.bar
    cd %windir%\system32
    net start sppsvc
    slui.exe
    
  2. After a couple of seconds Windows Activation dialog will appear. You may be asked to re-activate and/or re-enter your product key or Activation may occur automatically.

  3. If unsuccessful, try going here.

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