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No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted

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    Windows 8.1 pro

    No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted

    Superfly, I tried what u told butter on top and after that an error message occur it says
    Activating Windows(R), Professional edition
    (c06b6981-d7fd-4a35-b7b4-054742b7af67) ...
    Error: 0xC004F074 The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer
    could not be activated. No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted.
    Please see the Application Event Log for additional information.

    Thx for advice

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    KMS activation is for a large organisation (companies/universities etc)... if you are on such a network, please contact the systems admin.

    Otherwise you need to uninstall the volume licence key and activate with an OEM or retail key.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted

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