Hi all,

This windows 8 tutorials is for those users who encounter error 0x80072F8F when activating Windows 8 RP.

0x80072f8f usually happens when your computer date/time differs from the servers by too large an amount. So please check your clock.

Or

Method 1: Perform the steps mentioned below and see if it helps.
a: Right Click at the bottom left of the screen and select System.
b: Click View Details in Windows Activation under Windows Activation
c: Click Activate

Note: Make sure you are connected to the Internet when performing this step.

Method 2: Perform the steps mentioned below and see if it helps.

a: Right Click at the bottom left of the screen and select Run.

b: Now type Slui 4 in the Run dialog box and hit enter.

c: Select the nearest location and click next.

Original thread: error 0x80072F8F when activating Windows 8 RP