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Activation of windows server 2008 R2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a BIG Problem.  The licence in my critical server has expired, the retail seller claims that he has purchased the licence for me but i cannot activate my licence. Is there any way to extend the trial version of Windows Server 2008 R2 until i settle the dispute with my retail seller because my server is spontaneously stopping every hour?

    Thanks in advance

    Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:55 PM

Answers

  • Here you go.

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948472

    Also note that converting evaluation to full is not supported.

    Windows Server 2008 R2 evaluation version
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2021579

     

     

     


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

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    • Marked as answer by Andy Qi Wednesday, October 9, 2013 5:49 PM
    Friday, September 27, 2013 3:41 PM
  • Thanks for your response Dave.

    The dispute with the retail seller is now settled and my server is up and running but its useful to know how to extend the Windows Server 2008 evaluation period.

    • Marked as answer by Andy Qi Wednesday, October 9, 2013 5:49 PM
    Friday, September 27, 2013 6:40 PM

All replies

  • Here you go.

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948472

    Also note that converting evaluation to full is not supported.

    Windows Server 2008 R2 evaluation version
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2021579

     

     

     


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

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    • Marked as answer by Andy Qi Wednesday, October 9, 2013 5:49 PM
    Friday, September 27, 2013 3:41 PM
  • Thanks for your response Dave.

    The dispute with the retail seller is now settled and my server is up and running but its useful to know how to extend the Windows Server 2008 evaluation period.

    • Marked as answer by Andy Qi Wednesday, October 9, 2013 5:49 PM
    Friday, September 27, 2013 6:40 PM
  • Good to hear. You're welcome.

     

     


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

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:17 AM