6. May 2010 08:43
As the first Office product Office 2010 can use KMS for activation.
You can use either KMS or MAK key for the activation like with Window Vista and Windows 7.
But I have just found out (the hard way) that the KMS activation of Office 2010 is not supported on Windows Server 2008.
If you need to setup a KMS server for activating Office 2010 you will need to configure the KMS server on one of the following supported OS'es:
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 7
According to this blog post Microsoft recommend the following solutions if your KMS server is running on Server 2008: More...