Now we have the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 RTM bit form our Volume License we need to get some housekeeping done. The first thing we do is setup or update our KMS Service.
In our case it is running on Windows Server 2008 R2 so we need to do a couple of things.
Install the following update: An update is available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 KMS hosts to support Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 as described in KB2691586. This is also the place where you can request this hotfix. If you don’t install this hotfix registering a Windows Server 2012 KMS will throw an Error: 0xC004F050 The Software Licensing Service reported that the product key is invalid
So request the hotfix and install it from an elevated command prompt. Just follow the instructions and you’ll be fine
Once you’ve clicked OK the…
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