Windows 10 Home Activation Tab Crashes


I want to upgrade from Windows 10 Home (which came pre-installed with the HP Spectre laptop) to Windows 10 Professional so I can run Virtual Machines. I think I can do this on the activation tab, but it crashes. This is in the event log.

Faulting application name: SystemSettings.exe, version: 10.0.15063.502, time stamp: 0x7c8bd05a Faulting module name: SettingsHandlers_nt.dll, version: 10.0.15063.540, time stamp:
0xdfd95a95 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset:
0x00000000000890b3 Faulting process id: 0x1130 Faulting application
start time: 0x01d32a6107bd9245 Faulting application path:
C:\WINDOWS\ImmersiveControlPanel\SystemSettings.exe Faulting module
path: C:\Windows\System32\SettingsHandlers_nt.dll Report Id:
3d42469c-5946-4e8f-884e-b6d162e8e121 Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

asked on Super User Sep 10, 2017 by patrick

1 Answer


This was fixed with the 'Creators Update', but the 'Creators Update' would not install in the normal fashion, I had to download it manually first.

answered on Super User Nov 30, 2017 by patrick

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