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A license, in software, is a permission granted to a user to use a piece of software, under certain conditions outlined in the license agreement.

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Stop "Sign In To Set Up Office" window appearing in Shared Computer Activation environment

I am trying to set up Shared Computer Activation as we have several 'Kiosk' style desktop PC's that are used by some staff with Microsoft 365 Business Premium, and other staff with Microsoft 365 ...
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Licenses for Microsoft 365 for Business, Shared Computers, & Local Accounts

I'm transitioning my church from Office perpetual licenses to Microsoft 365 Business Premium. I'm trying to figure out how many licenses I need. We have twelve computers all running Windows 10. There ...
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Transferring a Windows 10 license from an inaccessible VM

Some backstory will follow: I own multiple computers at home. The one computer I want to apply the license to was a Linux computer, a Dell XPS 13 9333, now dual-booted with Windows/Arch Linux. On the ...
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Where to check Microsoft Office version from product number?

Non-subscription versions of Microsoft Office are commercialized with different licenses types: FPP (Full Packackaged Product) also known as retail version. When PKC or ESD is not mentioned, the FFP ...
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Transfer Windows 10 Pro OEM upgrade license to another Microsoft account

I've done online upgrade of Windows 10 Home to Pro on my Surface Pro 7. The license is associated to my Microsoft account. I understand this upgrade license is not transferable to another PC because ...
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Can Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Remote Desktop Services User CALs be used on Windows Server 2019 Standard?

My friend already has Windows Server 2019 Essentials but no RDS licenses yet. He wants to use several (more than two) parallel Remote Desktop connections. It seems it is not possible on Windows Server ...
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How to update from Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB to Windows 10 Enterprise 2021 LTSC, having only 2016 LTSB license key?

The summary of the issue: Windows 10 Enterprise 2021 LTSC doesn't recognize a valid Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB license key and shows error code 0x80041014. The long story: I have bought a used ...
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Double (32- and 64-bit) Windows Installation on the Same PC

I have a 32-bit Windows 10 Professional installation (upgrade from 8.0 and 8.1) on an old PC. The Windows license is RETAIL channel and the License Status: Licensed. Due to the 32-bit limitations I ...
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windows server (standard) licence more than 16 cores. How it works?

Hy! How does windows server additional core licence works? My server has 2 CPU 16core/CPU. So I need to buy a licence for 32 core. Server 2019 standard licence (P73-07791) good for 16 core. I still ...
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Questions regarding windows volume licensing, how are software installations tracked? Are they?

I have recently gotten a hold of a volume license key via one of my friends from his place of work, I would ideally like to be able to use it to install Windows on one of my computers. This computer ...
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Can I buy a Windows 11 installation disc or usb with key?

As in go to a computer store, or online and buy a legal genuine physical copy of Windows 11 as DVD installation media or USB drive, with a key. Then use this to clean install on a computer and enter ...
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Why I can configure my email on Outlook mobile but not on Outlook desktop?

I have recently joined an organization as an consultant. Here I am not able to configure my Office 365 email to Outlook on my office laptop. However, I can configure it on my personal phone after ...
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Can one authenticate the license of Win10 with the one different from the one used during the first-time installation?

When I booted a Win10 machine that I hadn't used for a long time, I noticed that I forgot to complete the license authentication and the OS was installed with the license used for also the other ...
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Had to reinstall Windows 10 but didn't write down the license key, what are my options? [duplicate]

I didn't buy the Windows 10 license, it was imported from my previous PC. Basically: Bought a used PC in 2012, came with Windows 7 Pro already on it A couple of years ago I upgraded to Windows 10 Pro ...
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What is Entry in Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC Entry?

I know what Windows 10 is. I know what IoT Enterprise edition is. I know what LTSC is. But what is the meaning of "Entry"? I can see the same vendors selling "Windows 10 IoT Enterprise ...
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