There really isn't anything as this is 100% on Microsoft to fix the issue on their side of the activation equation.
While there is one review on the app reporting that this version of Alexa can't install skills or access smart home features, the Amazon representative says that you can control devices if you set them up with the web app first. But don't panic, your license is still good.
The problem initially appeared to be affecting users who took advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 and who were previously running Windows 7 Ultimate or Windows 8.1 Pro.
"We're working to restore product activations for the limited number of affected Windows 10 Pro customers", a Microsoft statement obtained by Mary Jo Foley notes. This happens in Japan, Korea, American and many other countries.
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In an updated advisory, Microsoft writes under the Windows 10 known issues:After installing this update, some users can not set Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with... command or Settings Apps Default apps.
"Try going to Settings Update & security Activation, and then select Troubleshoot to run the Activation Troubleshooter and seeing if this gets you activated", LeBlanc said.
For those eager to see their licence restored, users affected by the bug have suggested that the Windows 10 Activation Troubleshooter can restore full functionality now the issue with the activation server has been restored. Others at the company have speculated that this might be a timezone issue, hopefully, Microsoft posts a triage of the outage once it is resolved.
Following the creation of a number of support threads and social media comments, Microsoft has confirmed the flaw and addressed - though without explanation, beyond a separate claim of a 'temporary issue with Microsoft's activation server' - its cause.