I am transitioning to the new server soon so keep an eye out for my new article. It is possible to activate virtual machines or physical computers. Just as easy to setup. Finally after hours of googling and struggling I found this page, installed the special key and all is well. I read somewhere that we need a hotfix so I installed that. Note to execute changes you will need elevated command prompt. Follow the prompt to finish the setup process.
Best Regards, Leo Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. To help monitor this, please refer the the section below. Computers that are running volume licensing editions of Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. Add the Volume Activation Services role After installing Windows Server 2012 open Server Manager and choose Add roles and features, choose Role-Based or Feature-Based installation.
One rep finally gave me this number 866 230 0560 which took me directly to someone who requested the key for me. Hopefully, the will always be the best activator for the Microsoft users. To see all the commands simply run slmgr from the command prompt. No - ignore that bit, it's inaccurate. .
If you receive activation errors, check that you have the appropriate updates listed below this table. Error: 0xC004F074 The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer coul d not be activated. Kind Regards, Ivan Hey, thanks for the great post. To active online, type ospp. Its only 903kb so wont take too long. Once the page changes, click Product Keys. Once activated this host can then activate an unlimited number of computers within your organisation.
The behavior you describe seems to be the one expected when installing an additional key for a standalone product. This is a fresh generation of activators that generates its own activation server and activates Windows 10 again for 180 days. Or is it indeed no longer supported on 2008 R2? Hi Sowmya, Craig, I followed both your actions the issue still isn't solved. To do so, login with adequate credentials and then click License, then Relationship Summary. If unsure speak to your Microsoft Account Manager. Once a computer is activated, it will attempt to interact with the same Key Management Server every 7 days in order to renew its activation thus resetting its license counter backward to 180 days.
To active online, type slmgr. In the link you refer to it states : Please note that only Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8, 8. During configuration I noticed that the machine wasn't activated and thus I tried to activate it using the following command Cscript. Read about this before actually using it. If time allows I will update the first section to include more information so there is no confusion in the future. You may be prompted to add features that are required for Volume Activation Services such as Remote Server Administration Tools, if so, click on Add features and continue through that wizard until completion.
Clients will activate if the count is 25 or higher. Click Close when done, you will see a Yellow Triangle in Server manager which means that the role is installed but there is additional post deployment configuration required. The activator for Windows 10 is quite customizable thus you can easily set the custom activation key and other necessary settings too. If the subsequent computer is a virtual machine on a certain computer that runs Windows 10, it will receive an activation count of three, and so on. It functions without the need for the Internet; You just require a connection to the key management server o In the case of the key management server failure, you only have to activate it again and it will be ok.
In the link you refer to it states : Please note that only Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8, 8. This should explain the process for you: That was the update. It is a collection of most comprehensive foundations of activation keys and 100 percent guarantee of prosperous activation of your Windows 10 system. I read somewhere else that 2008 R2 is no longer supported for Windows 10. Unless I find info suggesting the opposite, I will uninstall the previous 2012 R2 group C key before activating the new 2012 R2 one with Win 10. How can I run the 3 Products Keys on the same server.