Quickstart: Basics of Activating MSDN or VL Products

Microsoft includes product activation technology in some products sold through the Volume Licensing channel. A product key is required to activate these products. Recent Changes to Volume Activation With Volume Licensing for products such as Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, you must use a new type of product activation called Volume Activation…

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Tips & Tricks: Enable Standby in Windows 2008 R2 Server

Simple as can be…I hope this comes in handy for those who haven’t surfed enough to figure it out yet: Right click on an empty area on your desktop. Select New>Shortcut. In the first box of the Create Shortcut Wizard, type %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Standby Click Next Call the shortcut something like “Standby” (without quotes) and…

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