Configuring Windows Server 2012 Volume Activation Services (aka KMS) for Office 2013 Activation

It’s a walk in the park, just enable the currently functioning KMS server to activate Office 2013 products as well. The process with Office 2010 was very straight forward, but that’s not the case with the combination of Windows Server 2012 Volume Activation Services and Office 2013. Here’s how to do it successfully. Continue reading

Changing the product key of Windows from MAK to KMS with a PowerShell script

This article explains the basic steps to change the product key of an already installed Windows system with a PowerShell script. This becomes a matter of interest for example when you plan to deploy a Key Management Service (KMS) on your network. KMS activates Microsoft products on-premises without the need to go all the way over the public internet to Microsoft server. Continue reading