[HOW-TO] VMware SLIC/MSDM integration for MBR/EFI boot

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  1. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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  2. tommy_vercetti

    tommy_vercetti MDL Member

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    Can we activate Windows 10 via this, I have access to Lenovo ThinkPad embedded with Windows 8 MSDM
     
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  3. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Hmm, in case the ThinkPad is still in use i wouldn't recommend this. OEM:DM keys are bound to the machine they got activated first.
     
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  4. tommy_vercetti

    tommy_vercetti MDL Member

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    Nope, we use our volume licensed Windows 7 ;-) hence the key is unused.
     
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  5. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Good question, never used these MSDM tables to activate a system in VM :g:. Using it for testing Multi OEM Project and such tools.
     
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  6. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    It will work
     
  7. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Assuming @sebus is correct, it should be sufficient to export thr MSDM as BIN with RWEverything on the OEM machine and load it in VMware.
     
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