How to Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023


How to Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023Computer Users need to upgrade or fresh reinstall Windows OS whenever a new version of updates is available online through Microsoft. This is mostly required to get updated with all respect in the computer world. Sometimes such upgrade or reinstallation shows an error code like Ox80041023. In this article, we come know why such errors are seen and how to fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023. 

There are thousands of different error codes, found in hundreds of places throughout a computer. They often need a deep IT background to decode and to fix, but many can be repaired through simple, step-by-step solutions either found online or with the help of support personnel.


There are many reasons why Windows 10 Activation error code Ox80041023 is seen. Any problem with below things can result showing error code Ox80041023.   

a.      Incomplete Installation, Uninstall, Deletion of Applications or Hardware
b.      Virus and Malware
c.       Invalid Activation Key
d.      Windows File System damage
e.      File Corruption
f.        Windows Update Service

Now with the resolving part we have few straightforward methods to fix Windows 10 activation error code Ox80041023. The troubleshooting methods to fix error code Ox80041023 are mentioned below.

Troubleshooters to fix How to Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

1.      Clean up Windows Update temporary Cache folder

This can be done through four steps:-

a.      Stop Windows Update Service using Services
b.      Clean up Cache folder using Run command
c.       Start the Windows Update Service using Services.msc
d.      Restart the PC and check if problem is solved

To Stop Windows Update Service, Go to Search bar and Type Services. Now click on Services Gear Icon. Now navigate to Windows Update Option. Right click to select Stop option.

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

After Stopping Windows Update Service, Press Windows Key + R simultaneously. Type the command “%windir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore” in Run Window and Press Enter. Then, Windows Explorer will open, select all and delete them.

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

Now we have to restart the Windows Update service from Services. Type Services in the search bar and press enter. Click on Services gear Icon. Locate to Windows Update and Right click to Start it.
Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

2.      Run System File Checker (SFC) Utility tool

 SFC is a handy built in tool which will automatically check your File System. It will scan PCs file system and prompt us about any fault about it (if any). Go to Search Bar and Type Run. In Run Window type cmd. Then command Window will open. Open it with Administrator Privilege. Now Type the command sfc/ scannow and press enter. It will take few minutes, wait till completion. Restart the PC and check if problem is solved.

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

3.      Set a Previous Restore Point

Go to Search bar and Type Restore Point and click on “Create a restore point” from Control Panel. A restore point window will open, navigate and click on System Restore. Then, few earlier restore points will be seen. We need to select one of them from the list. Run it and Restart the PC. Now check if problem is solved else goes for next step.

Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Code Ox80041023

4.      When user upgrade or reinstall Windows and error generated, asking for correct Product Key.

Since the Product key was correct and entered at the time of purchase. Reinstalling and entering the same key shows error code Ox80014023. It may be possible that Product key once entered by you was one time use like a MAK key. It worked during first new installation. This key can be used once and don’t work once the machine is formatted. So, finally you need to buy a valid key from Windows Store only. Enter it and check if problem is solved.  

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