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Volume activation service failure

M

Michael Skarum

#1
Not sure if this is the right place, but I try here.

My company has a volume license agreement and I'm (as the only one) testing
Vista.

Today I got the following error:

[Window Title]
Volume activation service failure

[Main Instruction]
The Key Management Service does not have enough computers registered at this
time.

[Content]
If you continue to see this error message contact your system administrator
or technical support department for assistance.

[Close]

Any ideas what's wrong?
 

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R

Richard G. Harper

#2
It means what it says - KMS has a minimum number of Vista copies that must
be active and you are below that minimum. Contact your VL supplier or MS
dealer for options.

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"Michael Skarum" <Michael Skarum@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:C87752F5-CC9B-4993-B37E-C7802371EB6C@xxxxxx

> Not sure if this is the right place, but I try here.
>
> My company has a volume license agreement and I'm (as the only one)
> testing
> Vista.
>
> Today I got the following error:
>
> [Window Title]
> Volume activation service failure
>
> [Main Instruction]
> The Key Management Service does not have enough computers registered at
> this
> time.
>
> [Content]
> If you continue to see this error message contact your system
> administrator
> or technical support department for assistance.
>
> [Close]
>
> Any ideas what's wrong?
 

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williwaw

New Member
Messages
1
#3
I just had the same issue under W2K8.

Open the "control panel\system" and re-introduce your product key using the link "Change product key". If necessary use the phone activation, it works fine.

Regards,

Williwaw
 

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