Server Execution Error 0x80080005 when trying to get developer licence for win 8.1 - by Gladza

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ID 807800 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/5/2013 11:34:51 AM
Access Restriction Public


When i try to get a developer licence throught visual studio 2013 or powershell i get the 0x80080005 Server execution error.
This is a fresh install of Win 8.1 Pro. This project was created in VS2012 in Win 8 Pro, although not even powershell works so this is not isolated to VS

PS C:\Windows\system32>  Get-WindowsDeveloperLicense
Get-WindowsDeveloperLicense : There is no developer license on this computer.
At line:1 char:2
+  Get-WindowsDeveloperLicense
+  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Get-WindowsDeveloperLicense], InvalidOperationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NoRegisteredDeveloperLicense,Microsoft.Windows.DeveloperLicense.Commands.GetWindowsDevel

PS C:\Windows\system32> Show-WindowsDeveloperLicenseRegistration
Show-WindowsDeveloperLicenseRegistration : Server execution failed (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80080005
At line:1 char:1
+ Show-WindowsDeveloperLicenseRegistration
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Show-WindowsDeveloperLicenseRegistration], COMException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AcquireDeveloperLicenseException,Microsoft.Windows.DeveloperLicense.Commands.ShowWindows
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Posted by Will [MSFT] on 12/5/2013 at 6:18 PM
Hello and thank you for this feedback. Unfortunately, we are unable to reproduce this issue internally in our labs so we are resolving this issue. Please ensure that any software that could interfere with communication with the licensing servers, such as firewalls or anti-virus software, is disabled and try to get a new developer license.
Posted by Yu [MSFT] on 11/5/2013 at 7:26 PM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. Your issue has been routed to the appropriate VS development team for investigation. We will contact you if we require any additional information.
Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 11/5/2013 at 11:51 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(