Find step-by-step guides, demonstrations, and downloads to help you address and troubleshoot licensing and activation as part of the deployment of the Windows 7 operating system in your organization.
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Explore the various options for activating the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems in environments with no Internet connectivity.
Plan for activation
Choose an activation method
Using the Key Management Service (KMS):
Using Multiple Activation Keys (MAK):
Using the Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT):
Training and tools
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