Microsoft Windows 10 must be activated using a license key obtained from https://software.rutgers.edu
Connect to Rutgers VPN:
Order License Key
- Log on to: https://software.rutgers.edu
- Under "Operating System," click on Windows
- Click the link for "Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Upgrade 32/64bitProduct Activation Required EES Agreement Rutgers-Owned Equipment Only"
- Click the "Items" tab at the bottom
- Click Add to Cart
- For "Delivery Method" select "Download"
- Click Checkout
- Verify your email and click Next
- Click Submit Order
- Select My Software from the main menu at the top
- Under "Microsoft Windows 10," click License
- Find the 25-character key from the "License Info" field
- Go to System control panel (Windows Key + Pause/Break)
- Under "Windows activation," click Change product key
- Click Yes to allow "Windows Activation" to make changes to your device.
- Enter the 25-character key from the "License Info" field found under "My Software" on software.rutgers.edu (see above)
- After entering the key, click Next
- Click Activate
If you are still receiving messages that Windows is no longer activated, please submit a workorder.