Microsoft helps troubleshoot Windows 10 activation with new beta

As Microsoft hurtles towards the release of its major Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the company introduced a tool that’s supposed to help PC owners resolve problems with activating the operating system on their computers.

Microsoft has a complex system in place to ensure people are using a copy of Windows that hasn’t been pirated. But that system sometimes gets too aggressive and ends up dinging users with authorized copies of Windows. The new Activation Troubleshooter should make it easier for users to reactivate their computers after changing hardware, such as swapping out their motherboard or hard drive.

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EA Confirms ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Open Beta For October 8 — Here’s What To Expect

Some Star Wars enthusiasts were disappointed to hear that EA/DICE’s Battlefront won’t feature server browser functionality (although thankfully dedicated servers are on the menu), but today is about celebration and anticipation: The Star Wars Battlefront open beta is primed and ready for October 8 across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms.


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