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captchrisvm
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Unable to activate Windows 11

I just installed Fusion 13.5 on a Mac with M2 chip and downloaded Windows 11 (via Fusion). Now I cannot activate Windows 11. I tried via Windows Settings and also on Microsoft's website. No luck. Any suggestions?

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ColoradoMarmot
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Did you buy a license?  You don't get one with Fusion - just the install bits.

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captchrisvm
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Contributor

I eventually did. The problem was that the Microsoft Store app was not installed, so after I added it, I was able to get the license. Thank you.

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Technogeezer
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@captchrisvm  I wonder if Microsoft might be having a bit of a packaging issue with Windows 11 ARM? What was the Windows 11 ARM build that Fusion downloaded for you (the ISO file name would give us a clue) and what Windows language did you use?

 

- Paul (Technogeezer)
Editor of the Unofficial Fusion Companion Guides
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captchrisvm
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Contributor

Looks like 22631.2715. 

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Technogeezer
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What language (en- us or something else)?

- Paul (Technogeezer)
Editor of the Unofficial Fusion Companion Guides
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captchrisvm
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Yes en-us.

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