How to activate Windows 8 Enterprise

When you install Windows 8 Enterprise your not prompted for a key.  You need to set the correct serial to activate.

Open an cmd prompt as a admin and enter this

slmgr.vbs -ipk YOUR-ACTIVATION-KEY-HERE

You will get a pop up that your key was set.  Now you need to activate it.

slmgr.vbs -ato

Then you will get a pop up that activation has been successful

 

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One thought on “How to activate Windows 8 Enterprise

  1. I found you can also use the command slui.exe 3

    See the post below for details.

    http://oxfordsbsguy.com/2012/08/20/change-the-windows-8-enterprise-product-key/

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