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MSDN Datacenter and Standard Licensing [closed]

I have an ESXi server that hosts VMs of Windows Server 2012 R2 environments. In that process, I have a template that uses Windows Server 2012 R2 as the OS with other software. This way users have the ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise MAK key - can be revoked?

I've been having trouble with a Windows 10 upgrade, so a friend gave me a MAK key which has turned my version from Home to Enterprise. The key is legitimate (it belongs to our company). But now I'm ...
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Where can I get windows 10 upgrade advisor for volume license?

I have the volume licensed Windows 8 (not 8.1) installed. I would like to know whether it would be OK for me to upgrade to Windows 10. The "free" upgrade is only available to non-volume licensed ...
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Upgrading from Win8.1 (OEM) to Win8.1 Enterprise — possible without clean install?

I have a Win8.1 Enterprise key. It was acquired via volume licencing. I have a new PC that came with Win8.1 (OEM). Is there any way to upgrade to Win8.1 Ent from Win8.1 (OEM) without a clean install?...
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How can I get volume licensing pricing for Windows 7 or 8? [closed]

I have just spent the last 45 minutes reading through MS's licensing pages and still cannot for the life of me figure out how to find out how much it is for volume licensing, for say 8 copies of ...
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How do I “upgrade” to Windows 7 from Vista through Windows 8 with a volume license

This is my situation. I have a computer lab of 23 machines (ACER Veriton M410) running Windows Vista business. We want to update the machines to Windows 7. The school was sold Windows 8 Pro on a ...
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Remotely discover if Windows is OEM or Volume license

Previous tech did not document installs and now we are left with the question: Which machines have OEM or Volume license on them? Many of the machines have OEM keys available but were installed ...
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What is the easiest way to upgrade to Windows 8.1 if you cannot do it via the Windows Store?

I have a MSDN Subscription and have installed Windows 8 Professional using my Volume License version of Windows 8. The Windows 8.1 update does not show up in Windows Store. This is a known problem. ...
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Cloning Windows 7 with clonezilla - sysprep - with volume license key

In the passed, I have used clonezilla, sysprep and a volume licence keep to clone images to many computers. This was based on Windows XP. How about Windows 7 pro? Will the steps be exactly the same?...
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How do I find out who owns a Microsoft Software key?

Some of the machines at the office where I work have copies of Microsoft software installed on them, but they were installed a long time ago, and there's no indication of who or what MVLC account was ...
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Volume License for Windows 8 Enterprise [closed]

I'm not clear on how we can upgrade to Windows 8 Enterprise from my existing Windows 7 Pro. It 's mentioned here that we can upgrade to Windows 8 Enterprise from a Windows 7 Pro (Volume License). What ...
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How do you convert KMS licensed windows 7 to MAK licensed?

I have Windows 7 Business/Enterprise that are automatically configured to use KMS licensing. How do I convert it to MAK mode licensing? In the past I did this with slmgr however I forgot the ...