[Solved] volume activation will expire...

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  1. Mr.X

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    #1 Mr.X, May 1, 2016
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    Short story:
    I made use of a Win10 AIO with gVLKs inserted.

    Installed Pro edition and slmgr -xpr> volume activation will expire...

    How can I change it to get a permanent activation? (The free upgrade permanent activation).
    Already tried slmgr -rearm so Windows got not activated status but from that point I couldn't go further, couldn't activate it permanently.

    Long story:
    1. I know this genuineticket.xml procedure although never played with it.

    2. The "normal" upgrade process is very well known to me, I think...

    3. I get a PC (not mine) which allegedly underwent precisely the normal upgrade process, from a Loader activated Win7 Ultimate to Win10 Pro (I was not aware to be honest just believe what the owner told me). So supposedly it had to have a permanent online activation.

    4. As the system was unbootable and I don't want to waste time because he wanted a clean installation anyway, I decided to format and install Win10 Pro using my Win10 AIO with gVLKs inserted, syspreped, etc. on every index and I believe this is the problem. I tried two times reinstalling Pro version from scratch but slmgr -ato always said "volume activation will expire...blah blah", it was KMS activated.

    5. Fine, I thought. I believe just slmgr -rearm then activate online again will suffice, but it didn't. Then I started this topic. To find a solution to this specific activation problem. Unfortunately while expecting an answer from you guys didn't come sooner and I decided to undergo the full upgrade process.

    6. I installed Win7 ultimate, loader activate, online validation then upgraded with my AIO, wham! KMS activated again.

    7. I restarted once again with Win7 ultimate, loader activate, online validation then upgraded to Win10 but this time using an untouched iso... That did the trick. Now permanently activated.

    8. The point here is how to fix that activation problem, change it from KMS to online permanent digitally activated Win10 without reinstalling.
     
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  3. Mr.X

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    LOL you can make fun of me huh? :p

    No, seriously this machine is not mine so I needed to leave it permanently activated using the infamous free upgrade... Well I already did it. Just grabbed an untouched iso and installed Pro edition and activated permanently. If a use a KMS activator perhaps someday in the future KMS activation will be broken and I don't want any trouble.

    But the question remains, how to change the channel and activation status as I said in the first post?
     
  4. endbase

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    #4 endbase, May 1, 2016
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    The only way I can think of is with changing the key with for example

    slmgr.vbs /ipk <MultipleActivationKey>

    ps should work with the key ending T83GX
     
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  5. Mr.X

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    No convenient for me though.

    What I'm going to do is to remake my win10 AIO without gVLKs inserted.
     
  6. endbase

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    Good luck hope it works out for you :tea:
     
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  7. dummekuehe

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    If you want to permanently activate a win 10 machine make sure to generate a genuineticket.xml on the permanently activated os (win7 or 8) before you install windows 10.
    i'd just reinstall windows 7 or boot it from a different hdd or partition and generate the ticket then.
    Try checking with slic tool if the board has a slic 2.1. then there won't be any problem activating windows 7, generating the ticket and activating windows 10 permanently afterwards.
    if there is no slic 2.1 and you don't have a valid key for windows there may be the possibility to generate the ticket with a windows 7 + loader. never tried that though.
     
  8. Mr.X

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    Thanks. Perhaps I didn't make myself clear in the first place.

    1. I know this genuineticket.xml procedure although never played with it.

    2. The "normal" upgrade process is very well known to me, I think...

    3. I get a PC (not mine) which allegedly underwent precisely the normal upgrade process, from a Loader activated Win7 Ultimate to Win10 Pro (I was not aware to be honest just believe what the owner told me). So supposedly it had to have a permanent online activation.

    4. As the system was unbootable and I don't want to waste time because he wanted a clean installation anyway, I decided to format and install Win10 Pro using my Win10 AIO with gVLKs inserted, syspreped, etc. on every index and I believe this is the problem. I tried two times reinstalling Pro version from scratch but slmgr -ato always said "volume activation will expire...blah blah", it was KMS activated.

    5. Fine, I thought. I believe just slmgr -rearm then activate online again will suffice, but it didn't. Then I started this topic. To find a solution to this specific activation problem. Unfortunately while expecting an answer from you guys didn't come sooner and I decided to undergo the full upgrade process.

    6. I installed Win7 ultimate, loader activate, online validation then upgraded with my AIO, wham! KMS activated again.

    7. I restarted once again with Win7 ultimate, loader activate, online validation then upgraded to Win10 but this time using an untouched iso... That did the trick. Now permanently activated.

    8. The point here is how to fix that activation problem, change it from KMS to online permanent digitally activated Win10 without reinstalling.
     
  9. T-S

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    Indeed you have just to insert the generic key with slmgr /ipk xxxx-xxxx....

    I can't see how much inconvenient a single command can be.
     
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  10. Mr.X

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    T-S, sarcastic as usual :biggrin:

    Of course it's not inconvenient whatsoever. That's what I am looking for. Thing is I don't have the wisdom, time, you name it, to get that information. Don't tell me it's around the Internet. That's why I come here to ask.

    Now could you please share full steps and that generic key to me? :eek: :D
     
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  12. pisthai

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    @Mr.X:
    as a long time member with 4,2xxK post's, you should have known that Volume activations are limited to 180 max (AFAIK!), MAK Product Keys could be activated permanently for a sudden amount of activations of the same Product Key (AFAIK!).

    As that old member of MDL, you should know what kind activation you could use for to permanently activate a Windows 10 OS, there several ways outlined a lot of times on this forum!
     
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  13. Mr.X

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    @pisthai

    Rough Sunday huh? rofl

    Longevity and post count are not a reliable indicator of knowledge for some things. I've been here since 2013 and learned a lot but real life is above all. That said, most of the time I don't read all threads/post, so for ME getting knowledge that easily is not possible.
    Hey! But lets not forget about your "debate" about SVF patches vs. original isos. Remember? Do you recall the WRONG idea you had (maybe still have) about them?

    Moreover, you don't even understand my problems in this case, so pointless it is what you answered.

    Have a nice day :biggrin: :eek: :D
     
  14. LatinMcG

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    not here to bash.
    have you tried slmgr.vbs -rearm then try the key with ipk
    dont use customized isos with keys in it.. it overrides the auto activation.
     
  15. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    I know mate you are not.
    I tried -rearm but I completely missed -ipk <generic key>
    In fact @T-S just taught that to me in previous posts. LOL

    And yes, from now on I won't insert keys in my AIOs.

    Thanks.
     
  16. MS_User

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    if u upgraded from win8 VLK to win10 inside the free grease period u should be fine.
     
  17. pisthai

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  18. Enthousiast

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    Who makes AIO with gVLK's in it ;):D:D
     
  19. Mr.X

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