Nothing to worry about and if you have Volume Licensing so Microsoft support will help you when in doubt. If it still fails, you'll have to call Microsoft support for them to verify the license key is correct or issue you a new one. Let's just hope the activate after 25! Server date was one day forward and I wasted half a day just for this little and stupid mistake. First we take a look at the current situation: slmgr. You need to do so. Restart the computer as directed.
You do get an entry in the event log. Volume License Key that turns ordinary machine into a activation server 1. After the installation is complete, start Volume Activation Tools console. Please see the Application Event Log for additional information. Just received the same error message. I was unable to get this to work after installing the listed update.
But after it hits its 30-day grace period, the system will only stay running for one hour, then it shuts down. Would you like to answer one of these instead? One using Windows 2008R2 to serve Office 2010 and one with Windows server 2012 servicing Servers 2012 and below? When the grace period expires, Windows typically will reboot every hour until activated. Is it necessary to at least install 5 or more Windows Server 2012 R2 that activation is working? Contacting wherever you bought the volume license may be easier than calling Microsoft directly - they may know who best to call to handle licensing issues. However, it will not activate clients successfully until the activation threshold is met. I tried this on an unactivated copy of Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Release Candidate, which does not have an activation key available yet. After setting correct date on server, everything started working as expected. Note If you receive error 0xC004F015 when trying to activate Windows 10 Enterprise, see.
On the summary page click Close to accept defaults or click Next to configure options Figure 8. You could use a workgroup computer that is not joined to a domain or a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. Skip to Configuration The Configuration screen shows some of the common configuration options available. It activates Win 7, Server 2008 and R2 and Office 2010. I can configure it and run anything I want on it. For example, it can be a client computer running Windows 10. For my install today the system thought it was November 2014 - 11 months ago! That counter should be fine even when you uninstall.
Basically, its telling me that it doesn't like the license code. Then open the command prompt using run as adninistrator. The grace period it would seem is 30 days which can be re-armed. Please update and thanks for this post. Terminology is the devil in this licensing nightmare.
What is the process for activating the server with the. A practical limit would be 5 with one key, but talk to your account manager if you need more. Often this casued by some corruption or a missing file in Winsxs. I always get the same result which is an error message 0xc004e016 - on a computer running ms windows non-core edition, run slui. I couldn't really find any concrete info for 2012 R2 - will it throttle the number of connections or put in place other limitations? The activation service installation wizard will start.
Configuration and maintenance become more involved as decscribed on TechNet. The response should show the license state and detailed Windows version information. The key listed here is for all you wannabe pirates out there, sorry, this is the navy. But when I tried to configure it using Volume Activation Tools it failed to start, no way for me to make it work. Hello, did you issue these commands on a Windows 2012 server? I have 2 questions though… 1. In the second case, you will have to give the server temporary access to the Internet only for the activation time.
Until then, it kept failing. It doesn't seem to make sense to use two different activation methods on the same network. After 6, it's showing a current count of 6. Name of the website where customers can download license keys used in 2-5. Each activation request remains in the table for 30 days. For detailed instructions, see and. I've also copied and pasted it, but no joy.
Here is for anyone who try activate over phone on machine that has no internect connection. If you have the licenses you can legally build multiple domains, for security reasons for example. Machine that hands out activation 2. Volume License Key installed onto machine in 1 that lets clients activate 3. Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Please expecting you from step by step guide…urgent waiting for your reply… Thanks Manjunath Thanks for this update. Activate online or phone 11.
This scenario is commonly used in larger organizations that do not find the overhead of using a server a burden. Can anyone offer some assistance for this issue? In the elevated command prompt, type in the command below and press enter. Not sure it is a good idea though since that would mean we would have to deal with two different methods of activation because our need to activate Windows 7 and Office 2010 is not going away anytime soon. Thanks Bill and cduff for the info! I've reset the key using the slmgr. Select volume Activation Method 7.