“Slmgr is not recognized as an internal or external command”. This article gives the solution for this problem. You can apply same procedure for any command error which is not recognized as an internal or external command”.
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While using command “SLMGR -REARM” mentioned in above article, you may get error “slmgr is not recognized as an internal or external command“. Or any other error same as above error message.
There are lot’s of reasons for this error. This article may cover all the reasons and their solutions.
slmgr is not recognized as an internal or external command – How to fix
1. Reason : There might be spelling mistake.
Solution : Make sure there is a space between “SLMGR” and “-REARM”.
2. Reason : You might not opened Command Prompt as Administrator.
Solution : Right click on “CMD” and select “Run as Administrator”.
3. Just try “SLMGR /REARM” instead “SLMGR -REARM”.
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4. Open Command Prompt as Administrator.
type cd \ and press enter.
type cd windows\system32 and press enter.
Now you will see C:\windows\system32>. Now use command like this C:\windows\system32>SLMGR -REARM
5. Reason : slmgr.vbs file might have any other extension.
Solution : Go to My computer
Go to “C” drive.
Select folder “Windows”.
Select folder “System32”.
Scroll down until “slmgr.vbs.REMOVEWAT”. Right click on it and rename it to “slmgr.vbs”. If you don’t find “REMOVEWAT” extension, remove any other extension at the end of slmgr.vbs.
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