SetProductKey method of the Win32_WindowsProductActivation class

The SetProductKeyWMI class method updates the system product key for a computer.

This topic uses Managed Object Format (MOF) syntax. For more information about using this method, see Calling a Method.

Syntax


uint32 SetProductKey(
  [in] string ProductKey
);

Parameters

ProductKey [in]

Unique product key that is licensed for use on the computer. Product keys are alphanumeric strings of 25 characters formatted as follows: xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx. The product key must be valid for the media type. Media types include retail, volume-licensing, and OEM.

Remarks

This method is only validif the ActivationRequired property is equal to 1.

Note  Windows Product Activation is not available on the Itanium-based versions of the Windows operating system.
 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003

End of client support

Windows XP

End of server support

Windows Server 2003 R2

Namespace

Root\CIMV2

MOF

Licwmi.mof

DLL

Licwmi.dll

See also

Win32_WindowsProductActivation
Windows Product Activation Provider

 

 

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