On my post-installation task, I have a BAT script (under Windows run-time environment) as

cscript C:\Windows\System32\slmgr.vbs /ipk [license key]
However, after the image is applied and is booted up, I get
We can't activate Windows on this device because you don't have a valid digital license or product key. If you think you do have a valid license or key, select Troubleshoot below. Error code: 0xC004F012
What am doing wrong?

Thank you.

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After you set the key you also need to perform the activation:
cscript //b c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ato

Answered 05/15/2017 by: chucksteel
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