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    Volume Activation Technical Reference Guide Windows 7

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    This reference is a supplemental companion for volume activation planning, deployment and operations guides.
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        Introduction This guide provides technical reference information for the Volume Activation Planning Guide, the Volume Activation Deployment Guide, and the Volume Activation Operations Guide. For an overview of Microsoft® Volume Activation and its components, see the Volume Activation Planning Guide. This reference contains:
        • User experience
        • Slmgr.vbs options
        • Registry settings
        • Group Policy object (GPO) settings
        • Key Management Service (KMS) activation timing
        • KMS discovery search order
        • Activation scenarios
        • KMS host keys to products
        • Activation policy values
        • KMS client setup keys
        • Activation error codes
        • Windows® event log
        • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) properties and methods
        • Glossary
        • Resources
        Note For support of other software using Volume Activation, refer to the documents specifically written for those applications. This guide uses the following conventions:
        • Command lines and command-line options appear in bold.
        • Placeholders in command-line options have angled brackets (<>) around them.
        • Optional command-line options have square brackets ([]) around them.
        • Registry subkey and value names appear in bold.
    • Supported Operating System

      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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