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  • Question

  • I have a windows server 2003 standard server. It has been in operation for 5 years.  This week I start getting the error below.  Not sure how to fix it.

    An error occurred while the wizard was checking the current Windows product license. Error Code: 8: 0x8007000e

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010 1:54 PM


  • Hi,


    After checking the issue, it seems this is a general Windows Server 2003 related issue. As this forum focuses on Windows Vista specific issues, this inquiry would best be posted to Windows server 2003 solution center:




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    For your information, this issue may occur due to outdated version of WINLOGON .EXE. Please check file version of Winlogon .exe from C:\windows\system32
     5.2.3790.1830 , you may need to install KB 914061 , or install SP2 for Windows server 2003.




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    Thursday, October 7, 2010 9:27 AM