The hard drive has been formatted, deleted and loaded with a W7 Pro enterprise , everything seems to be ok but at the time to try to activate the license through my license server this is the message I'm. Check all browswers to disable any Add-Ons besides Flashplayer and a reader. The hardware of the additional target devices must match the original virtual machine. Every install from the Volume incurs an additional cost so it is an active service with Microsoft with legitimate licensing. I bought 1 copy of Windows 8. Is it still possible to obtain a Win 7 Pro volume license? Im talking 15+ licenses, from a legitimate company. You can install it on any Mac, in a virtual machine or using Boot Camp.
Is there no way to reset a properly-licensed machine without entering the activation code? No, I don't love the fact that Microsoft has done this. Desktop Setup Wizard uses the Hosting Resources defined in Studio, so configure them with destination datastores and networks for the new Target Devices. If you're not a lawyer, the subject of Windows licensing can be overwhelmingly confusing. For a detailed discussion of each license type, see the following pages, which explain some of the subtleties and exceptions to these rules. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, and this post does not represent legal advice. This list comes from the Hosting Resources created inside Studio.
Sphere Client, right- click the original virtual machine, and click Clone. On the other hand, I live in reality and can see the winds changing. Big customers who are willing to buy in bulk can get full-featured editions of Windows, bundled with support contracts and special benefits, by signing up for Volume License agreements. You don't have to change your policies today, but you should look up from the pile of stuff on your desk and realize that you'll have an even bigger pile if you don't take some precautionary steps soon either in new policy planning or in finding a method to future proof your current policies. So I think the rest of your rant about hoops and Windows 10 is invalid. During installation, you won't be asked for a product key.
You can install it in a virtual machine in Windows as well. Then if it finds heavy infection trojans or rootkits post back their logs in our Security forum for specialized cleaning. . In the Template page, select the Target Device template, and click Next. Yeah doesn't seem like he's coming back.
The slmgr -rearm trick from Vista didn't work — Oct 27 '09 at 18:36. The information in this post comes from official Microsoft sources and represents my interpretation and belief based on my extensive experience with Windows. Now, again I sympathize regarding your plight, but this is reality, whether you or I like it or not: Microsoft does not want you to do new installs of Windows 7. Look at your original packaging next to the product Key for the three letters that give it all away. In the Select a name and folder page, enter a name for the template, and click Next. I'm about to use my helpdesk support through my Office Exchange Admin to see if I can get some inside answers but I am also checking here if anyone has had a resolution to this. Volume License Key if applicable How do I get my key? Microsoft has done a good job getting Win 10 stable fairly quickly.
Those license agreements are contracts that give you specific rights and also include specific limitations. On the other hand, Microsoft's position is to discourage new-hardware installs of a legacy operating system. He is the main on the account. Once the machines are created in the Pv. Is it ridiculous of them? After trying a lot of the malware cleaners unsuccessfully I couldn't find any free legal solutions, so I just installed the windows 10 preview which seems to have cleared things up. You also have to participate in a volume licensing program.
The hoops you're upset about don't exist because people like me are telling you about them, they exist for the reasons I've relayed to you previously in paraphrasing the tremendous amount of talking Microsoft has done regarding Windows 10 and the future of Windows period. Edit the Properties of the original virtual machine and make sure there is a blank, formatted cache disk. This is part of the movement that Microsoft is doing towards the idea of Windows-as-a-Service. Click Yes to acknowledge that the source virtual machine will be destroyed. Just to respond to a few posts below, I was using W7 professional. I'm just experimenting at the moment - do I keep having to activate? Create a Device Collection with Pv. This ensures that the Pv.
I want to stay on 7. In the Ready to complete page, click Finish. I can see Win7 Enterprise listed, but it gives me the option to get a key. What will I need after I Ghost a machine with Windows 7 in order to activate these licences? But I am in remote and I could not able to access volume license server available in my office. I've poked around online, but haven't found anything useful for my situation. This is so the drivers contained in the v. Has anyone here been through this recently? Desktop controller, and click Next.
In Citrix Studio, create a new Catalog. Windows 10 is, again unless Microsoft backpedals from their current path, the last 'versioned' Windows. Here's some info that might help. If you want those details, you can lose yourself for days or weeks digging into the official Microsoft. Are you talking about piracy? Disk at Citrix Docs: The Soap Service account must be added to the Administrator node of Studio and must have the Machine Administrator or higher role. What was nice is the install, that was successful, upgraded to a Windows 10 enterprise. So in other words, is there any way of effectively resetting everything about the computer except the activation? That's not how it works.
I purchased it used from a company who was upgrading their desktops and didn't need the old ones. They did a fresh install of windows, and everything was clean no bloatware or anything when I received it. Most times, I find people just want to get it right, without over-licensing, and, mostly want to avoid the penalties that may arise from under-licensing. You've had tons of notice that they would be shortening their availability windows in an attempt to cut support costs by moving people towards new operating systems. I have deduced that it worked because the key had not been used for an upgrade yet and the rest of the Windows 7 machines look like duplicates to the update server and, thus, are denied.