[Solved] Windows 7 Enterprise activation

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by GuyInDogSuit, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit MDL Novice

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    My roommate installed Windows 7 Enterprise and it needs activation. I've tried AutoKMS which didn't work. I read in one of the stickies that KMS works, so which one should I use?
     
  2. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    All KMS solutions should* work, as Windows 7 uses an old version of the KMS protocol (v4.0) where self-activation is not restricted. However, you might have to tame the Antivirus software, as many KMS tools are blocked or deleted as "HackTool".


    *Note that there are machines with an invalid SLIC table in the BIOS/EFI which blocks KMS activation. Modding the BIOS to get rid of/replace the invalid table would fix that.
     
  3. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit MDL Novice

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    We had tried AutoKMS, but that didn't work. I told him it would just be better to install Ultimate but he doesn't want to have to redo all his applications and whatnot. Is there any way around that? Or how would we mod the BIOS?
     
  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @GuyInDogSuit

    Start with posting an MGADIAG report.
     
  5. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit MDL Novice

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    How would I do that?
     
  6. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit MDL Novice

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    Turns out there's no need. MS Toolkit did it just fine.
     
  7. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    MTK installs and configures Autokms ;)
     
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  8. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit MDL Novice

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    Which is ironic. KMSPico did not work, and it's worked on almost everything that I've used it on.