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SLUI.EXE cmd to activate windows - don't forget parameter 3


jimbo45

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Hi there
to activate Enterprise version of Windows you can get a prompt box to enter your product key by using in elevanted or administrator mode the cmd SLUI.EXE 3

Important you need the 3 parameter or you won't get the window where you can enter the product key

I wasted 20 mins on this !!! so hopefully it will save others time.

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Nice, that you share the way with GUI input.

But is there any difference to the good old command line version:
slmgr -ipk ...key…
 

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Hi Brink

Problem is with Enterprise W8 RTM version after install there is no way or any menu available to either activate windows or enter a product key.


You can use the cmd prompt to change it as a previous poster has suggested - or use the GUI command that I've suggested. Both are totally 100% valid. Take your choice.

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Hello Jimbo,

Please scroll down to see OPTION TWO at that tutorial link. You'll see it's the same. ;)

I'll get a separate tutorial more specific to Windows 8 created for it later though.
 

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    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
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    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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