Windows Server 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1 KMS Service Activation

Windows Server 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1 KMS Service Activation
Tweet This is an update from another post I did http://wibier.me/windows-server-2012-kms-service-activation/ In that post I describe how to add support for Server 2012 and Windows 8. Now we are at the point where we want to add support for Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1! And that is possible. So when you activate a Server ...

Microsoft KMS Client Setup Keys

Tweet I needed to change a Windows Server 2012 installation from STANDARD to DATACENTER with KMS activation. The process is still the same as always, but you need the keys. The can be found HERE. The procedure: To install a client setup key, open an administrative command prompt on the client, type slmgr /ipk <setup key> and press ...

Windows Server 2012 KMS Service Activation 7

Windows Server 2012 KMS Service Activation
Tweet So we have Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 RTM and want to activate them with our KMS server. For this to be successful we need to update our KMS Service, with is currently servicing out Windows Server 2008 R2 servers and Windows 7 clients. When we try to activate a Server 2012 server ...