I just got an M.2 PCIe 3.0 SSD. It is really fast, but I applied my 8.1 image to the drive and it came out not activated. Not sure why, but I had to call the Activation site. I was greeted by instructions to enter some numbers I was given just to get to the actual activation. Basically, two sets of numbers of 2 or 3 digits, something like the letters you may be required to enter when registering on a forum. My thinking is Microsoft may be having a situation with Robo Activations... I wonder if it is related to Windows 10 or just another tactic used by pirates... Thanks.