It will also activate all Windows Client editions up to Windows 10 including 7, 8 and 8. Note : this is not true for Office. The same genuine product key but with a much lower price. I used server manager to install the volume activation tools. Resolution: Cleared the cache using the following commands and resolved the issue.
Indicates two revision levels are incompatible. Thanks for the information, we have the same problem with vmw. I tried the hotfixes, but I couldn't get it to work. I did not see your post until a few minutes ago. This is a expected behavior, but running in compatibility mode will not fix it. Servers and volume editions of Microsoft Office products will activate if the count is five or greater. Hi, This is Scott McArthur, a Supportability Program Manager for Windows and Surface.
I wrestled with this this morning, and finally got it all working. Hi Luca, Currently, it is not possible for Server 2008 R2. First we take a look at the current situation by running slmgr. Best Regards, Leo Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. That can also be an issue on premises.
Wait for a success message numbers blurred on purpose 7. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. We are busy building a new environment. Hi great article, been following you guys for a few years now. Now you can better understand, why after Windows 8 we have a Windows 10 — even Mocrosoft code sometimes fail to check versions properly. Why would this be showing? We have 20, and no luck. One says license not in use.
Fast forward to a few days ago. I installed them in order, oldest to newest. Verify that the license status shows licensed: Cscript. Note To request this exception, contact your Activation Call Center. We are not licensed for Server 2016. Either that or it has something to do with it being on a Vmware virtual server.
Unlike Windows, for Office you have to install keys and activate each version separately — activation for Office 2016 will not cover Office 2010. That was my experience yesterday and I was frustrated beyond belief getting passed between volume licensing and tech support several times. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. This is for two reasons. Server 2012 R2 could do the job with the following hotfix applied: About Server 2008 R2, we could wait for later updates and documents. If you don't want to pay in high price, then I recommend you to buy it from the partner vendor.
I need to activate 28 windows 7 computers and Office 2016 Pro Plus using a windows 2016 server. Hello, First of all — Thank you so much for a lovely article. Any needed patch on the Windows 2016 Client server? Any help to resolve this should be helpful. Provide details and share your research! I had to do it through command line differently then I did before. If you receive activation errors, check that you have the appropriate updates listed below this table. I attempted to do so a few weeks ago with Server 2012. Thank you for the response Liam.
The Windows Server 2016 patch is one of the user-friendly operating systems that you can easily accomplish without any additional tools. The 2016 server is fully patched. The client or server will activate if the count is high enough. You can buy the product key from the Microsoft office site and its partner vendor. Break each into 9 groups of 6 digits. Windows Sever 2008 R2 is no longer in mainstream support. However i will be activating Win10 and W2K16 soon.