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jwil1
21-09-2010, 01:53 PM
Hi all,

We have just implemented KMS here at work. I understand we need 25 clients to connect to the server before they will all activate. We are using KMS to activate both Windows 7 (Enterprise) and Office 2010 (Pro Plus).

What I'm unclear on is whether the 25 are spread across all licenses (office and Windows) or if it's separate. What we want to do is deploy 25 copies of Office 2010 and activate 8 Windows 7 clients via KMS.

Is this doable??

pctek
21-09-2010, 04:15 PM
2. Office and Windows KMS keys are different, you'll need a KMS key for each

See here: MAK versus KMS

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ee691939.aspx

jwil1
21-09-2010, 10:50 PM
Yes I have 2 different keys.

But is the threshold 25 per license or 25 in total across both licenses??

pctek
22-09-2010, 10:51 AM
It says KMS is 25 PCs, and MAK is 5. So I think you're better using MAK for Windows and KMS for Office - you can't combine the two pieces of software with one key.

zqwerty
07-10-2010, 10:14 PM
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