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Install, activate, and manage Windows licenses. This command may override, deactivate, and/or remove your current Windows license. Please proceed with caution. More information:

  • [d]isplay the current Windows [l]icense [i]nformation:

slmgr.vbs /dli

  • [d]isplay the ins[t]allation [i]D for the current device. Useful for offline license activation:

slmgr.vbs /dti

  • Display the current license's e[xp]i[r]ation date and time:

slmgr.vbs /xpr

  • [i]nstall a new Windows license [p]roduct [k]ey. Requires Administrator privileges and will override the existing license:

slmgr.vbs /ipk {{product_key}}

  • [a]c[t]ivate the Windows product license [o]nline. Requires Administrator privileges to do so:

slmgr.vbs /ato

  • [a]c[t]ivate the Windows [p]roduct license offline. Requires Administrator privileges and an Confirmation ID provided by Microsoft Product Activation Center:

slmgr.vbs /atp {{confirmation_id}}

  • [c]lear the current license's [p]roduct [k]e[y] from the Windows Registry. This will not deactivate or uninstall the current license, but prevents the key from being stolen by malicious programs in the future:

slmgr.vbs /cpky

  • [u]ninstall the current license (by its [p]roduct [k]ey):

slmgr.vbs /upk