Windows 10 Enterprise: Setting Activation Server Location

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Windows 10: Setting Activation Server Location


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If you are off campus, you will need to be connected to the VPN before you can proceed with the steps below. For more information about how to connect to the LSU VPN, see the VPN at LSU: Overview


To Launch Command Prompt as Administrator:

1. Click the Windows 10 Start Menu (hitting the Windows key on the keyboard if not already there).  

2. Type cmd on the keyboard which will bring up the Windows 10 search.

Command Prompt highlighted in the Windows Menu at the left side of the screen.


3. Right-click on the Command Prompt app. 

Command prompt option highlighted

4. Click the Run as administrator button at the top of the screen.

Run as administrator button.

5. Click Yes if the Windows 10 UAC prompt is displayed.

Yes highlighted in the UAC window

6. The Windows Prompt screen should now open.

Command Prompt window running with administrator privileges.


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1. Type in cscript slmgr.vbs /skms This sets the KMS to the key management service. 

Windows 8 kms key host  in command prompt


  2. Now attempt to activate Windows 10 by referring to: Windows 10: Manually Activating.

Referenced from: Microsoft

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