I am looking for to change the office 2010 key from MAK to KMS with activation. I did this for Windows 7 but doing it the similar way didn't work. I have been trying to do this with the K1000

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the following commands will be needed and can be scripted:

Run the following ospp.vbs from this folder %programfiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14.

Use csript to get no msgbox from the Script Echo.

Here are the needed steps in the script.

1. cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:<kms product key>

The required KMS Office key you get here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee624355.aspx#section2-3

2. cscript ospp.vbs /sethst:<kms.dns.name>

This is needed if you want set your kms server name manually

3.  cscript ospp.vbs /act

This step activates you Office Installation.

source: Technet - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/8e35dd0f-bdb3-4cb6-8c37-5e504e8a7a5a/change-office-2010-product-key-from-mak-to-kms-on-thousands-of-xp-machines

Answered 09/20/2013 by: petryb
Third Degree Brown Belt

  • Does this script look right, I am not a good script guy

    @echo off

    CD C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
    runas /user:Domain\Administrator
    cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:<VYBBJ-TRJPB-QFQRF-QFT4D-H3GVB>
    cscript ospp.vbs /sethst:KMSDNS
    cscript ospp.vbs /act
    • i hope that is not your real key in the script ? just edit it for your own safety.
      im also not a script guy, but it seems to be valid according the technet code
      • No, its a demo off the microsoft site..

        Yea I read the same thing I can't get it to work..
    • The file path needs quotations: CD "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14" and RUNAS will prompt for a password unless you include it in the script. If you are using the K1000, I would skip the RUNAS command and use the Scripting module to run the script as a specific user.
  • Ok, will take a look at it later today
  • This works for us no problems....

    cd "c:\windows\system32"
    cscript slmgr.vbs /skms [your.kms_server.fqdn.com]
    cscript slmgr.vbs /ato
    • @echo off

      cd "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14"
      cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:PRODUCTKEY
      cscript ospp.vbs /SETHST:DNSNAME
      cscript ospp.vbs /act

      That works as a Bat file, now how do I take that and incorporate that into the K1000
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