This topic includes info about the product key and system requirements for VAMT.
Product Key Requirements
The Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) can be used to perform activations using any of the following types of product keys.
|Product key type||Where to obtain|
||Volume licensing keys can only be obtained with a signed contract from Microsoft. For more info, see the Microsoft Volume Licensing portal.|
|Retail product keys||Obtained at time of product purchase.|
The following table lists the system requirements for the VAMT host computer.
|Item||Minimum system requirement|
|Computer and Processor||1 GHz x86 or x64 processor|
|Memory||1 GB RAM for x86 or 2 GB RAM for x64|
|Hard Disk||16 GB available hard disk space for x86 or 20 GB for x64|
|External Drive||Removable media (Optional)|
|Display||1024x768 or higher resolution monitor|
|Network||Connectivity to remote computers via Windows Management Instrumentation (TCP/IP) and Microsoft Activation Web Service on the Internet via HTTPS|
|Operating System||Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or later.|