Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
Some of the key volume activation documentation has been translated into other languages and are available as downloadable files.
Improvements in volume activation in Windows 7 datasheet
Learn about the latest improvements in volume activation in Windows 7, including enhanced user experience, improved efficiency, and activation process as part of deployment.
Windows activation technologies in Windows 7 overview guide
This document outlines the activation and validation experience in Windows 7 and provides more information for customers interested in learning about activation, validation, and genuine Windows.
Volume activation planning guide
Use this guide to plan the activation process for Windows 7 and choose the optimal activation model for your organization.
Volume activation deployment guide
Ready to deploy? Reference this guide to perform required procedures.
Customer-hosted volume activation guide
Deploy volume activation versions of the Windows7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems using the Key Management Service.
Microsoft-hosted volume activation guide
Deploy volume activation versions of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems using Multiple Activation Keys.
Volume activation operations guide
Troubleshoot common issues, recover from unlicensed states, and manage your volume activation implementation.
Volume activation technical reference guide
This reference is a supplemental companion for volume activation planning, deployment and operations guides.