Windows Vista Activation Fails Error Code 0x8004FE33
• Activation fails with error code 0x8004FE33.
• The following errors may be recorded in the Application event log:
Log Name: Application Source: Software Licensing Service Event ID: 8198 Level: Error Description: License Activation (SLUI.exe) failed with the following error code: 0x80004005
Log Name: Application Source: Software Licensing Service Event ID: 1008 Level: Error Description: Acquisition of Secure Processor Certificate failed. Status Code=hr=0x8004FE33 • Activation is not successful, and you are not prompted for credentials.