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How do I correctly install KMS volume key to KMS host for Windows 7 and Outlook 2013, as well as re-activating them again?

Hello and thank you for looking at my question.
I installed the KMS host on one of my Win 2008 R2 servers.
I used the MS KMS key for that Win 2008 R2 server to act as the KMS Host.
I tried to add as well the Outlook 2013 KMS license key but was unsuccessful.
I tried to do the same with the Windows 7 Pro KMS license key but failed as well.
Is there a certain method of installing those KEys to be used by my Win 7 machines that were activated with the MAK key?  Same goes with Outlook 2013.
For Outlook 2013 I have two different sets of KMS keys because I purchased two sets at different times.  Should I consolidate them as one key? or leave them as two keys?
I am getting ready to launch some WIN 7 Pro machines on my VMware environment, but I need the KMS to accept it before I can activate my golden image for snapshot.
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j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
So far this is what I did and it worked:
1) updated the license key on my Win2008 R2 server that acts as KMS Host to the KMS license key for that server.
2) opened firewall settings and enabled allow the "key management service".
3) opened an elevated CMD w/ admin credentials
4) entered "cscript slmgr.vbs /ola
5) then entered "cscript slmgr.vbs /dli
6) went to golden image and opened a eleveated cmd prompt
7) enetered "cscript slmgr.vbs /ipk (default win 7 pro client key=FJ82H-XT6CR-J8D7P-XQJJ2-GPDD4"
8) hit "enter"
9) entered "cscript slmgr.vbs /ola
10) used the VAMT tool to change/force/and confirm that my golden image is "mks" and not "mak".
So far this worked.
tomorrow I will try to figure out for Outlook 2013, not Office 2010 like all questions out there refer to.

will keep u posted
My understanding would be that if you have existing MAK-activated clients then you need to give them the Windows 7 GVLK back again using VAMT.
Using /ipk on your image should get the key back in to that.  I don't know the "/ola" switch.

Once existing clients are back on the default GVLK key, they will then look for the KMS Host using DNS and activate with it.

To support Office 2013, you have to update the KMS Host:

You'll see in the small print there that a 2008 R2 KMS Host also needs the following to be able to activate Office 2013:
(The actual details on that KB file don't mention Office 2013!)
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