Q: How can I let non-administrators perform activation actions on a client?

A: To let normal users perform activation actions, such as changing Multiple Activation Key or Key Management Service keys, performing a rearm, or installing a license, do the following on the client:

  1. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe).
  2. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SoftwareProtectionPlatform.
  3. If the DWORD value UserOperations doesn't exist, create it.
  4. Double-click UserOperations and set it to 1.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Close the registry editor and reboot the client.
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