SkipAutoActivation specifies whether auto-activation is skipped.

This setting has been removed in Windows® 8. This setting was deprecated in Windows® 7. Use Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP-UX | SkipAutoActivation instead. This information is for reference only.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012.



Specifies that auto-activation is skipped.


Specifies that auto-activation is not skipped. This is the default value.

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For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Security-Licensing-SLC-UX.

XML Example

The following example specifies that auto-activation is skipped.

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