[Fixed] Error Code 0x8007267C Activation in Microsoft Windows 11/10

This article describes an Windows 10/11 Activation Error Code 0x8007267C. There are cases which have been discussed related to product activation and licensing related issues due to the hardware changes. If more no of activation are being done using the same product key, it may cause windows product activation issues.


Applicable to the Following Operating Systems:-

  1. Windows 11 and 10
  2. Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  3. Windows Server 2021

More about Activation Error code 0x8007267C in Windows 10/11 

Another code explained along with this above windows 10/11 activation error code 0xC004B008c. If the activation server denies the activation windows 10 Error code 0xC004B008center, this could result in the above error code 0x8007267C. Common issues related to activation are an unauthorized key entry.

Windows 10/11 Activation Error Code 0x8007267C Troubleshooting:-

Basic troubleshooting start with the checking of system date and time. There could be network challenges due to Intermittent connectivity issues. If the time zone is set incorrectly, the system cannot be recognized by Microsoft servers. Make it your local time zone from where you are trying to activate Office or Windows.

Run Windows troubleshoot

In other words, the activation keys are blocked, try to take the assistance of a technician here. So that we can track the product keys on Microsoft Product code activation pages to verify the validity.

Few Troubleshooting Steps Suggest the Following:

Clean temporary files

Clean booting of your computer

Run a sfc scan

Ping the network stats with the Microsoft Servers.

Make sure no proxy behind your internet connection.

Repair your program or Operating systems.

Clean Temporary Files:

Open Run (windows key + R KEY)

Type in %temp% and press enter key

temp files deletion

  • Select all (CTRL+A) and delete all files (SHIFT +DELETE )

Clean Booting of Your Computer:

Open Run command window (windows key + R)

Type msconfig and press enter,

msconfig in run

Go to General Tab and choose “selective startup ” from the options

Uncheck “load startup items“,

msconfig load start up items

Then go to “services “tab from the top menu selection,

Tick on Hidel all Microsoft Services and then click on Disable all tab

msconfig disable services


Click the Startup tab Click on Open Task Manager.

  • Under the status bar, right-click each enabled startup item and select Disable and OK.
  • Now restart your computer,

After completing your troubleshooting, restore your system by doing exactly opposite to the above steps like Enabling all services in 5th step, and again in the 8th step enable all services that you want to start automatically (like onenote, skype,email etc ) when your computer starts.

Run SFC Scan To Fix windows 10/11 Activation Error code 0x8007267C

Open cmd as administrator,

Type in sfc /scannow and press enter, then wait for its completion.

Video tutorial of SFC scan for windows Error code 0x8007267C Troubleshoot:

It will take some time to finish the scanning process , if it shows any errors in the results you need to do proper action suitable to the error.

The sfc /scannow command will scan all protected system files, and replace corrupted files with a cached copy that is located in a compressed folder at %WinDir%\System32\dllcache.

The %WinDir% placeholder represents the Windows operating system folder. For example, C:\Windows.

Note Do not close this Command Prompt window until the verification is 100% complete. The scan results will be shown after this process is finished.

Ping the Network Stats with the Microsoft Servers:

It is a preliminary check to test the network when comes to a click to run versions. Office installation or updates would need an open network to make the client receive the updates.

It can be tested using the command prompt.


Once the Command Prompt Window Opens, Type the Following Command Line

nslookup office365.com

you can replace office365 with your versions.

The resultant should be the address of Microsoft servers.

Make Sure no Proxy Behind Your Internet Connection:

Proxy connections are used to hide the original IP address from hackers. This internet protection mode is widely used by the company networks. The proxy server should be configured by the network admins to route the office server IP address. if not, the proxy should be temporarily disabled.

Solutions for Repair Your Program or Operating Systems:

In windows 10 Resetting your computer is a simple task, Follow the step to repair your computer operating system.

Goto windows search bar left side bottom corner (Cortana search bar now)

Type in “Reset” you can directly find Setting for reset your PC.

Then under the RESET PC, click on get started button to proceed.

There are two options to keep your files and complete clean. (You must take backup of your desktop files, pictures, downloads, documents before proceeding to complete clean.)

After reset, you may do updates cleanly without any issue. This resetting process takes time so please do it when you don’t have any urgent work with your computer.

Also, it is applicable to Microsoft Office and it’s versions. If the programs are provided to you by IT persons in your company, please recall the previous emails and check your product keys. In case if it is purchased for personal use, cross check if the programs are showing their validity under your Microsoft account.

If you have any trouble with username or password, make sure to use the Forgot password to fix the forgotten Microsoft Passwords on the page.


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