Activate Windows 8.1 via KMS?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Pyr3x, Aug 29, 2013.

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  1. Pyr3x

    Pyr3x MDL Junior Member

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    I have a KMS server in my domain which I use to activate Server 2012 and Windows 8. Will it activate Windows 8.1 Enterprise? I was trying to activate it via my KMS and it states it "cannot be contacted". Has anyone tried to do this yet?
     
  2. 123carth

    123carth MDL Novice

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    That's impossible. KMS activation of 8.1 is totally different. only Retail keys are working.
     
  3. Pyr3x

    Pyr3x MDL Junior Member

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    So when they push out Enterprise editions none of us are going to be able to activate them without a key for each PC?
     
  4. 123carth

    123carth MDL Novice

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    YES. Many people in Korea already tried it with the keys of 8 enterprise. They didn't work.
     
  5. virusdefender

    virusdefender MDL Novice

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    No one active win8.1 successfully via kms now.
     
  6. WinDev

    WinDev MDL Expert

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    In this moment it's not possible because activation is based on KMS v6, unlike the Windows 8, which is based on KMS v5.