The WS5070 workstation starts up and shows the message Your activation period has expired...

Issue

The WS5070 workstation starts up and shows the message "Your activation period has expired..."

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

Endura WS5070 Workstation

Cause

WS5070 workstation has recently been recovered or re-imaged and require to re-activate Windows with Microsoft.

Resolution

If the workstation is connected to the internet run the online activation wizard; else, run the below procedure to activate the Windows installation over the phone.

1. Log into the workstation as WS5070 Administrator
2. Click the Start button
3. Select Programs -> Accessories -> Command Line
4. Type the following command to start the activation-by-phone wizard

SLUI 4

5. Dial the phone number shown in Step 1 of the wizard.
6. Follow the verbal prompts and enter the 9 sets of numbers (6 numbers per group) one group at a time
7. When the installation is confirmed the automated system will have you enter in 8 groups of numbers (six numbers in each group) to activate Windows
8. Click Next

Each workstation should take approximately 5 minutes to run through the entire activation process.