Windows 7 Installation ID Activation Guide


  • To activate Windows 7 using the Installation ID method, you can use phone activation, KMS Client Setup, Online ESU License Activation, or Offline ESU License Activation.
  • The installation ID can be found by using the command prompt with administrative privileges and typing “slmgr /dti.”
  • The Windows installation ID can be obtained by using the command “slmgr.vbs /dlv.”
  • The computer ID in Windows 7 can be found by opening the Command Prompt and typing “ipconfig /all” to locate the Physical Address line.

In this guide, I will walk you through the steps to activate Windows 7 using the Installation ID method.

Phone Activation

Next, select your country from the drop-down menu and call the toll-free number displayed on your screen. Follow the automated instructions to enter the installation ID provided by the phone activation window.

Once you have entered the installation ID, you will receive a confirmation ID. Enter this confirmation ID into the phone activation window and click Activate.

Your Windows 7 installation will now be activated using the phone activation method. If you encounter any issues during the process, don’t hesitate to contact Microsoft’s customer support for further assistance.

KMS Client Setup

Windows 7 desktop with KMS Client Setup window open

Step Description
1 Open Command Prompt with administrative privileges
2 Enter the following command: slmgr.vbs /ipk
3 Enter the following command: slmgr.vbs /skms
4 Enter the following command: slmgr.vbs /ato
5 Restart your computer to complete the activation process

Online ESU License Activation

ESU license activation screen

To activate your ESU license online for Windows 7, you will need to follow these steps:

1. First, ensure that you have your Windows 7 installation ID ready. This ID is a unique code generated during the installation process.

2. Next, open a command prompt with administrator privileges. You can do this by clicking on the Start menu, typing “cmd” into the search bar, right-clicking on Command Prompt, and selecting “Run as administrator.”

3. Once the command prompt is open, type the following command to activate your ESU license:
slmgr /ato

4. Press Enter, and the activation process will begin. You may see a message confirming that your license has been successfully activated.

5. If you encounter any issues during the activation process, make sure you are connected to the internet and that your firewall or proxy server is not blocking the activation. You may also need to disable your antivirus software temporarily to ensure a successful activation.

6. Once your ESU license is activated, you will have full access to all the features and updates available for Windows 7.

Remember to keep your product key and installation ID in a safe place for future reference. If you need further assistance with activating your ESU license, you can contact Microsoft support for help.

Offline ESU License Activation

Step 1: Access the target system and open a command prompt with administrative privileges. Run the following command to generate an installation ID: slmgr.vbs /dti

Step 2: Take note of the installation ID displayed on the screen. You will need this information when contacting Microsoft for activation.

Step 3: Contact Microsoft support via telephone to complete the activation process. Provide the installation ID along with any other required information to receive the activation confirmation.


How to find installation ID Windows 7?

To find the installation ID in Windows 7, you can use the elevated command prompt and type slmgr /dti .

How to get Windows installation ID?

To get the Windows installation ID, you can use the command “slmgr.vbs /dlv” which will display information including the installation ID and activation ID.

Where is the installation ID?

The installation ID can be found using the “Find my Installation” feature on Android.

How to find computer ID in Windows 7?

To find the computer ID in Windows 7, you can locate it by opening the Command Prompt and typing “ipconfig /all” to find the Physical Address line, which represents your Machine ID.