Fix Windows Activation Error 0x8007232b and 0x8007007B


You may face windows activation error code 0x8007232b and 0x8007007B when you try to activate windows 10/8/8.1 or windows server 2012. This support tutorial will help you how to resolve following activation error messages.

Error message 1
Activation Error: Code 0x8007232b
DNS Name does not exist

Error message 2
Windows could not be activated.
Key management services (KMS) host could not be located in domain name system (DNS), please have your system administrator verify that a KMS is published correctly in DNS.

Error: 0x8007232b
Description: DNS name does not exist.

Error message 3
Error: 0x8007007B
The file name, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect

If you are one of them who are stuck with above error then read this article thoroughly and test each method to resolve windows update problems or Windows activation problem.

How to Fix Windows Activation Error 0x8007232b and 0x8007007B

Method 1: (Automatic Fix) Using Advanced System Repair Tool

Most of the time, the activation error occurs due to missing DLL files, sys files, ocx files and registry corruption. If your system has recovered from the virus/malware attack then damage is also there and you need to fix damages before activating windows. You must use following Advanced System Repair Tool that fixes all the update errors, activation errors, stop errors and other windows problems.

Download and Install Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC. It has the large database with 25 million of files. It will find all the damaged or deleted system files and reinstall them with the fresh one. After, optimizing with Advanced System Repair Tool, try to activate windows again.

Method 2: (Simple Fix) Using Command Prompt

This method works most of the time. It changes the product’s key to a MAK.

Step 1: Open Command Prompt as Administrator
Step 2: Paste following command to Command Prompt and press enter. You must replace xxx with your product key.

slmgr -ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx

Method 3: Configure KMS Host Server

This method is a little bit longer and you need proper OS knowledge to do this. In this method, the client computer is configured with KMS host server so it can be connected to Microsoft server without any problem. You can get brief detail about how to configure KMS Host Server at Microsoft site.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/3166553/error-0x8007232b-or-0x8007007b-occurs-when-you-try-to-activate-windows

Method 4: using slui 3 Method

1. Press Windows Key + R to open Run Windows and type slui 3 and press Enter.
run_slui

2. It will open a window that will ask you to change key. Press Yes.

3. Insert your Keys and Press OK.
activation_windows

If you are feeling that it is too tough to install KMS server and activating windows without 0x8007232b and 0x8007007B error then you have 2 simple choices. Either use Advanced System Repair Tool that fixes all the problems of windows OS or makes a fresh install of windows OS.

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