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    MAK to KMS

    Hi,

    Just deployed a load of laptops running Windows 7 Pro... Only to notice that it was set to use a MAK key and not KMS.

    Is there a script or something that I can use on startup/login that will change it to KMS and activate?

    Thanks!

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    VAMT is your friend here. See the technet article below for instructions:

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../ff686876.aspx

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    I've been using VAMT, but they have to be switched on don't they?

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    As you say the VAMT tool is no good really because the machines have to be on.

    Running this as a startup script will do it. (batch file)

    Code:
    cscript C:\Windows\System32\slmgr.vbs /ipk FJ82H-XT6CR-J8D7P-XQJJ2-GPDD4 
    cscript C:\Windows\System32\slmgr.vbs /ckms
    NOTE: That code is for change Windows 7 Pro to KMS. Its not a personal key, its widely available on the internet and published by Microsoft. Other operating systems can be found here - Appendix A: KMS Client Setup Keys

    EDIT: You will need to make it so the script only runs once, or it will run on every startup. I will see i can amend it.
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    EDIT: Sorry - Bit of a FAIL on my part!
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    @Zoom7000 read the post again.....

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    This script will only run on startup once.

    Code:
    if exist "C:\Windows\KMS-Convert.txt" goto :eof ELSE
    cscript C:\Windows\System32\slmgr.vbs /ipk FJ82H-XT6CR-J8D7P-XQJJ2-GPDD4
    cscript C:\Windows\System32\slmgr.vbs /ckms>C:\Windows\KMS-Convert.txt

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    Thanks all! Got it working now.

    Also had to create one for Office..

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    Was it the script you used in the end?

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