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This update extends the Key Management Service (KMS) for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2 to enable the enterprise licensing of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012.
KMS provides support for the following KMS client activations:
Important The orginal packages are affected by the issue that is described in Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655
(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2749655). In this issue, the digital signature on files that are produced and signed by Microsoft expire prematurely, and are therefore no longer available. The latest packages for this issue are now available for download in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2757817/ )An update that adds support for Windows 8 and for Windows Server 2012 to Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 KMS hosts is available
Article ID: 2691586 - Last Review: October 9, 2012 - Revision: 4.0