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Downgrad 2012 R2 license to 2008 Rs server RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have a 2012 rs license and i would like to activat server 2008 r2 with it. How do i do it?

    Regards,

    Michel vaillancourt

    Sunday, November 20, 2016 9:14 AM

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  • This one should sort it. You may need to call the activation center to explain the situation.

    https://www.microsoft.com/OEM/en/licensing/sblicensing/Pages/downgrade_rights.aspx#fbid=SvN9ceT6Pmo

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    • Proposed as answer by Alvwan Thursday, November 24, 2016 12:50 PM
    Sunday, November 20, 2016 2:17 PM
  • Hi,

    Is this an OEM or Volume License?

    If it's a VL, you can go to the VLSC portal, login and get your license key there.

    Regards,


    Gilles Tremblay
    MCSE Server | Desktop | Messaging | Collaboration | Productivity | Mobility | Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

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    • Proposed as answer by Alvwan Thursday, November 24, 2016 12:50 PM
    Sunday, November 20, 2016 2:21 PM
  • Hi,

    Just checking in to see if the information provided was helpful. Please let us know if you would like further assistance.

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    Alvin Wang


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    Thursday, November 24, 2016 12:50 PM