How to remove KMS key (Windows/Office)

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If you used the KMS key to activate Windows or Office, it can prevent the product key you buy to activate your Windows/Office. KMS key sends the product key to the KMS servers, not the Microsoft servers.

So when you paste the key you buy from me, it can’t activate your Windows/Office. You will see the notification “Ensure you are connected to your corporate network to enable automatic activation”

(KMS key is key used for organization)

Today I will guide you how to remove old key (Windows/Office)

How to remove KMS key for Windows 7/8/10

Note:

  • If you use Windows 10 you can copy and paste in cmd easily
  • If you use Windows 7/8/8.1, you read this article to know How to Copy and Paste in cmd

Step 1: You go taskbar and type “cmd

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Step 2: You right-click on it and choose “Run as administrator

Step 3: You type “slmgr.vbs /dlvthen you enter

You will see information about your Windows license

You will see KMS key is GPDD4

Some codes you can use with slmgr.vbs

  • slmgr/xpr (show license)
  • slmgr.vbs /dlv (show full license)
  • slmgr.vbs /ipk (install product key)
  • slmgr.vbs /upk (uninstall product key)
  • slmgr.vbs /cpky (uninstall product key from Registry)

Step 4: You use these codes to remove KMS key

  • You type “slmgr.vbs /upkthen you enter or you type “slmgr.vbs /upk GPDD4” then you enter
  • You type “slmgr.vbs /cpkythen you enter

Done. You removed the KMS key.

You can type slmgr.vbs /dlv in cmd to check again

Now you go activation setting and paste the key you buy from me to activate your Windows.

You can watch this video to know how to remove kms key Windows 7/8/10

I also sell Windows 7/8.1/10 product key here ($25/key)

How to remove KMS key for Microsoft Office

Removing KMS key for MS Office is more difficult than removing KMS key for Windows.

To remove KMS key for Office, you need to find ospp.vbs file and type some codes

  • /dstatus (show full license)
  • /unpkey (uninstall product key)
  • /inpkey (install product key)

I put codes at the end of the article

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Step 1: You find out which Microsoft Office edition you use (Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2019, Microsoft Office 365)

You open type Word or Excel. Then you go

  • File => Account
  • File => Help

You will see information about your Microsoft office you use

As the image, I use Microsoft Office 2016.

Step 2: You open cmd (run as administrator)

run-cmd-by-administration

Step 3: You type these codes below in cmd to find KMS key which you used for your Microsoft Office

If you don’t know your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit, you type both codes

Note:

  • On Windows 10 you can copy and paste these codes easily in cmd
  • If you use Windows 7/8/8.1, you read this article to know How to Copy and Paste in cmd

If you use Office 2010, your code are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 64 bit)

If you use Office 2013, your code are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 64 bit)

If you use Office 2016, Office 2019 or Office 365, your code are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /dstatus (for Windows 64 bit)

You can see license information of Office and KMS key you use

You see KMS key here: 8R6BM

Step 4: You type this code to remove KMS key

cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:XXXXX

For example my code:

cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:8R6BM

You will see notification that KMS key was removed.

Now you can open Office and paste the product key you buy from me to activate your Office.

Summary

To remove KMS key for Microsoft Office, you type these codes below.

If you use Office 2010, yours code are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:XXXXX (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:XXXXX (for Windows 64 bit)

For example, my codes are:

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:8R6BM
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:8R6BM

If you use Office 2013, your codes are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:GVGXT (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:GVGXT (for Windows 64 bit)

If you use Office 2016, your codes are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:WFG99 (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:WFG99 (for Windows 64 bit)

If you use Office 2019, your codes are

  • cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:6MWKP (for Windows 32 bit)
  • cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:6MWKP (for Windows 64 bit)

If you don’t know your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit, you type both codes.

You can watch this video to know how to remove kms key Microsoft Office 2010/2013/2016/2019/365

Note: After you remove KMS key, you open Word or Excel again. If the Office automatically reinstall KMS key, you remove KMS key again. Then you also remove KMS server.

To remove KMS server, you open cmd ( run as administrator) then you type

(For example, I use Microsoft Office 2016/2019)

cscript "%ProgramFiles% (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /remhst

cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /remhst

I also sell Microsoft Office product key here:

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