[Answered] Alternatives to activating instead of Microsoft Toolkit?

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  1. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Ive been using Microsoft Toolkit with W10 and Office 2016 always. But, I want to know, are there easier one click/button alternatives out there in 2018?

    I messed around with the SLIC tables patching back in the day but modifying the BIOS, etc. was just too troublesome, more so when you want various PCs
     
  2. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Im aware that other solutions exists.

    I dont know which is easier/faster/etc. I imagine all give false postives as well but thats almost unavoidable.
     
  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Establish HWID/DL's for the installs, no nagging and permanently activated ;)
     
  4. kriket

    kriket MDL Novice

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    What's wrong with MS Toolkit EZ-Activator? Worked for me ever since Win 8.1
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    It needs to be updated for >=rs4 builds, cody is doing it as we speak ;):)
     
  6. Yen

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    Well you need to find your own favorite from the available KMS tools. False positive is no real issue since you can put it on your AV's exclusion list.
    I prefer to recommend TGK, it's small and easy.

    For the 'commercial' windows it's best I agree.....
     
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  7. kriket

    kriket MDL Novice

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    Right. So I guess I shouldn't install 1803 just yet?
    I'm having problems with windows updates failing to install on 1709, so I was waiting for 1803 to do a clean installation. Now I am waiting for the feedback on it, and I guess for MS Toolkit as well.

    For months now I have to install every Windows Cumulative Update manually, other updates work just fine, but these get stuck at 99% and fail. It's a major PIA.
     
  8. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Could you clear up what you mean?
     
  9. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    I dont know. It just feels clunky, slow, false positives....A one click faster instasolution would be nice :)

    Not to mention the process that needs to run.
     
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    How do you do that for the machines which are designed for Windows 10 onwards and Windows 7 cannot be installed?
     
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    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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  13. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    For all of these sku's: home, pro, edu, pro-ws, pro-edu, ltsb, coresinglelanguage and enterprise (+all N sku's) ;)
     
  14. kriket

    kriket MDL Novice

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    AFAIK autokms runs only at boot so it's not as if it's running all the time. Just checked Task Manager, it's not running.

    And yeah it was much better with Windows 7 leaked activation keys or whatever, but there's no such thing for Win10 is there?
     
  15. whitestar_999

    whitestar_999 MDL Senior Member

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    I actually asked earlier about this but seems like you missed it somehow(maybe buried in posts/pm :) ).How can one create HWID for enterprise versions(incl ltsb & edu) assuming you meant free win 7 upgrade path method?
     
  16. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    It's been posted here but deleted because it was not allowed, i disagree with that because no illegal methods were used to obtain the used information, msft provided all themselves.

    But i have to obey the forum rules and staff decisions, so i can't discuss it anymore.
     
  17. whitestar_999

    whitestar_999 MDL Senior Member

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    Please check your pm.
     
  18. erpsterm35

    erpsterm35 MDL Senior Member

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    I use KMS_VL_ALL instead of Microsoft Toolkit - enough said :D
     
  19. lgj1952

    lgj1952 MDL Member

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    KMS_VL_ALL-WinDivert-kms works well without getting warnings from the defender. (Windows 10 enterprise 2016 LTSB)
     
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