Wednesday, October 24, 2012

How To Manually Activate Windows via KMS Server

1) Open an elevated command prompt
2) Type: slmgr /skms {KMS_Server_DNS_Name} than press Enter
3) Type: slmgr /ato

You should receive an Activation Successful message.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Determine KMS Server on network

Go into Administrative Tools > DNS.

Open: Server Name > Forward Lookup Zones > "DomainName" > _tcp.

Find the entry with the name _vlmcs and then check the Data Column for the Servers' DNS Name.