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KMS error 0xC004F074 when you try to activate Office 2016 volume-licensed client


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Symptoms

After you set up a KMS host for Microsoft Office 2016, and then you try to activate the Office 2016 volume-licensed client, you receive the following error message:

The Software Licensing Service determined that the specified Key Management Service (KMS) cannot be used.
Error Code 0xC004F074

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Cause

The issue occurs when you cohost the Office 2013 KMS host and the Office 2016 KMS host on the same system, and that system is running either Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

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Resolution

To fix the issue, download and install the latest Microsoft Office 2016 Volume License Pack (16.0.4324.1002).

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Keywords: kb

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Article Info
Article ID : 3104410
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 1/25/2016
Exists online : False
Views : 185