Customer Hosted Volume Activation Guide in Windows 7

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Plan to deploy volume activation versions of the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems using the Key Management Service.
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      Microsoft® Volume Activation helps Volume Licensing customers automate and manage the activation process of Volume Licensing media. Volume Licensing customers and special program subscribers such as the Microsoft Partner Program, MSDN®, and Microsoft TechNet are eligible for Volume Licensing software and media. This guide is for IT pros whose organizations are planning to deploy Volume Activation versions of the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems using the Key Management Service. Microsoft® Volume Activation is a configurable solution that helps IT pros automate and manage the product-activation process on computers running the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems licensed under a Microsoft Volume Licensing program and other programs that provide Volume Licensing editions of Windows.

      This guide provides planning, deployment, and operations information specifically for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. This guide is for organizations hosting their own Volume Activation infrastructure using the Key Management Service (KMS).
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    Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise

      Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 Datacenter; Windows Server 2008 Enterprise; Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems; Windows Server 2008 Standard; Windows Vista; Windows Vista Business; Windows Vista Enterprise; Windows 7
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