Script out your OS activation, unless you like typing keys over and over and over…..

Prereq’s: Know your product key, Know your OS, Know how to create a bat file

(save a text file with a .bat extension, open notepad, type in the stuff below and then set the save as type to all files, name the file something.bat)

Replace the text for MyBig ProductKey goes here2 with the actual product key.



If you want to check out if your operating system is licensed, run this at a command window


The OS and Key have to match. For example, A SharePoint Key will not work to activate Windows 8.