Manual KMS activation for Windows and Windows Server

Manually Connecting your Windows or Windows Server device to the KMS Activation Server

Note: if you are not on the FSU NETWORK, you will need to use FSU's VPN service.


  1. Right Click on the Start menu and select Command Prompt (Admin)
  2. Run the command cscript slmgr.vbs -skms to configure computer for the KMS activation server.
  3. Run the command cscript slmgr.vbs -ato to activate the computer with the KMS server.
  4. Finally run cscript slmgr.vbs -dli to display your license information.
    You should see VOLUME_KMSCLIENT Channel



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