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    Windows 8 keys online

    Something must be happening soon; Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 KMS and MAK keys are now on the Volume Licensing Service Site if you have an agreement for software assurance.... Who fancies a summer upgrade to windows 8 to really confuse people in september.....

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    Wouldnt trust windows 8 as far as I could throw it

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    would be funny though....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesmay View Post
    Who fancies a summer upgrade to windows 8 to really confuse people in september.....
    Where's the Start menu?! You're support email/telephone would be overloaded!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fazza View Post
    Where's the Start menu?! You're support email/telephone would be overloaded!!
    The email wouldn't they wont be able to find the email client due to the lack of start menu

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    Ive rolled out the release preview to 40 slates already and it has been received well by teachers and students alike.

    However I dont see us putting it on desktops or normal laptops at all.

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    Do i need to do anything to my KMS server to add in the Win8 KMS keys?

    KMS for W7 was already set up when I started here so not really sure...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    Do i need to do anything to my KMS server to add in the Win8 KMS keys?

    KMS for W7 was already set up when I started here so not really sure...
    I guess you would, when you setup KMS you put in a specific OS KMS key in.

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    I didnt setup KMS though that is my problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    I didnt setup KMS though that is my problem.
    Im lost, why would this be a problem? It will be the same for everybody.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    Do I need to do anything to my KMS server to add in the Win8 KMS keys?
    You will need to install KB2691586 if your KMS server isn't running Windows Server 2012.

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    I think the standard thing with any M$ operating system is never adopt it early, most places I know with IT that have changed, didnt use windows 7 until well after the SP1 was released for it, that being said, 8 is another "vista/millenium" operating system in the making I feel from what I have seen, but only time will tell here.



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