6 Ways to Fix Your Windows License Will Expire Soon Error



Assume that everything is going perfectly melodious, watching YouTube, installing new software’s and thrilling games and all of a sudden a warning pops on the screen. Stop worrying about it that is something that happens every now and then with any windows user. However internet is not responsible for the windows license will expire soon warning.

In this article we will be having a look on what measures can be taken in order to get the window license expired message solved. Therefore, it a problem which has appeared in every nook and corner of the world where windows is used. In this era there is barely a place where in the Windows OS is not used. It being so popular is the reason why this problem has got such a huge coverage. A huge chunk of the population is impacted by the problem. Hence when the problem is what someone is facing around every nook and corner of the world and not in a specific area there has to be a solution which could put an end to it.

So sit back, relax we will just not let you end up saying what to do about this “your windows license is about to expire” to it will never ever expire.

What could be the probable cause for this error?

The Microsoft has been running successfully almost more than 3 decades which is relevant to the yearly release of the very new OS. Although there are some bugs cause a whole lot of problems. The thing which is most significant when it comes to the continuous popping up of a warning message that yourwindowslicense expiring soon is mainly due to the license expired either in Windows 7/9/8.1/10

The majority of the updates are supposed to be liberate in nature. A handful of those are not even supposed and designed for an ordinary OS advancement framework as compared with the automatic updates of system. This is the reason why going for a licensed version is most recommended to get the most out of it by the updates that are going to be rolled out of Windows in future.

Microsoft has been working vigorously to get over with the issue. However the major chunk of the windows users are still on the previous update of windows. They get impacted largely by updating to the latest version of windows and the computer starts restarting in a period of an hour or two. The work efficiency is hereby minimized to zero.

Techniques to get the Windows License issue solved

So without delaying the latter any further let’s start and get over with it

Method #1 Rebooting windows explorer

  1. Begin with pressing Ctrl+ Alt + Del. Select the Task Manager.

Rebooting windows explorer

2. Later the task manager is opened, select the Process tab and there will be a list of numerous ongoing process which is using the RAM. Look for the windows explorer and select it by clicking on it with the right mouse button.

Task manager

3. The next thing which will appear on the menu that drops down which is to end the task.

4. In the top most bar which contains three tabs which are File, View and Options. Select file

5. Later click on Start New Task.

Run new task

6. The next step will be when a dialog box appears a user needs to type “explorer.exe” and select OK.

explorer.exe pop up box

7. Next step is to open the command prompt and at the mean time select Windows + X and select command prompt

8. When the command prompt appear don’t forget to type “slmgr -rearm” and enter space after slmgr

Command Prompt (admin)

9. After all is set and done press enter and close command prompt and finish by restarting the system.


Method #2 Local Group Policy Edit

1. Initially begin by running straight to Start Menu and simply press Windows + R.

run ctrlr

2. After that type in “gpedit.msc” and select enter.


3. It will be observed that a dialogue box of Local Group Policy will get opened up

4. In the left side of dialogue box follow the steps Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update.

5. Next step is getting the above things done it will be observed that there will be a list of handful configurations which is to right side of dialogue box

6. Steer to the configuration where No-auto start with users logged on for automated updates installations and perform a double click on it.

loca group policy editor

7. After that another dialogue box will pop up. Select enable which is to the left side of the box and press ok.

windows 10 license expiring soon

Method #3 Get the Services Disabled

  1. In the initial select the run terminal by selecting Windows + R and then type in “services.msc.”


2. As the services dialog box is visible, look for Windows License manager service and select it by a double click on it to access properties.

Window Lincense manager service

3. As the properties dialogue box will pop up and select to stop service is status shows running.

4. The next will be choosing the startup type as disabled and press OK.

windows license will expire soon windows 10

5. At the service dialogue box try locating windows update service and open properties by double clicking on it.

6. Likewise, if services are running stop it and select start.

Window update

7. Type as disabled and try to save the changes

Method #4 Discover Your Product Key

  1. Access the command prompt and run as administrator by pressing Windows + X key

Command Prompt (admin)

2. After the command prompt opens up type enter. There will be a product key in command prompt and try copying that in sticky note, notepad wherever suitable.

Administrator command prompt

3. Access setting and Win + I for a quick shortcut.

4. As soon as setting box appears check the update and security.

5. By pressing on Activation tab on left panel which is the changed product key.

Window update

6. After that try entering the product key.

Active product key

7. After getting the product key in step 2 and hit next

Enter the product key

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Method #5 Registry Modification

  1. Access run by selecting Win + R and type “regedit“.


2. As soon as the registry editor is accessed select file-open.

Export option.

3. Later select on all and Export range and when predefining a precise location and click on save.

Export option

4. To go ahead the above mentioned steps need to be strictly adhered to overcome the error message stating window license expire soon windows 10.

5. To move ahead try running the file a user saved in registry will be changed back to default.

Command Prompt (admin)

6. After the data range has been exported to the registry, access the command prompt as an Admin while pressing the Windows + X keys

7. Add up the following command and hit enter

reg add “HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Software Protection Platform” /v NoGenTicket /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Administrator command prompt

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Method #6 Prefer Using Activation Troubleshoot

The Activation Troubleshooter can be impactful only if an individual is using the Windows 10 version 1607 or maybe above. To get going with it follow the below mentioned steps

  1. Select the Start Menu and look for settings in the search bar

Window update

2. When setting is accessed try tapping the Update and Security option.

3. It is observed that a number of errors with respect to activation would be visible on Window when accessed

4. Next step is to select Activation option from left side of window pane.

Active window

5. Hence hereby launch activation and Begin Troubleshooting and you are all set and done to get going

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  2. Select the Start scan button to look and find errors and issue which is concerning and effecting the computer performance
  3. Select on the Repair All to get the issues with the Patented Tech.

Wrapping up

To conclude there are a very few or can say a handful techniques which a user can select to get over with the problem of your Windows 10 license will expire soon. As far as we know about the above methods are more than enough to get this issue solved. These days the problem of windows license getting expired soon is everywhere. As due to the rising issue of piracy the masses instead of buying genuine and authentic Windows linseed software. They go for a pirated software and hence such an issue occurs. As the software is not authentic it cannot get activated. Till the time it being not connected to internet it is OK, the moment it gets connected to an internet connection is the moment the windows tries to get itself activated. But not being authentic/genuine is the reason when the activation fails and the error windows 10 license expiring soon pops up.