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Windows server 2012 r2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am running Windows Server 2012 R2.  I would like to completely reinstall the OS.  I have tried to install with  the DVD on reboot.  It ask for the product key, when I enter the product key it says it is not the correct key.  I know the product key is correct.

    Please help!

    Monday, March 12, 2018 7:42 PM

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  • Hi Genewill03

    Try a 'generic' volume license key to install. aka GVLK

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj612867.aspx

    Then activate with slmgr with your regular key.

    slmgr.vbs -ipk XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

    Regards

    Simon


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    Monday, March 12, 2018 10:01 PM

  • Hi,

    Just check the situation about your issue.

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    Frank

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    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 8:39 AM
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    Monday, March 19, 2018 8:22 AM
  • Hi,

    I am checking how the issue is going, if you still have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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    Friday, March 23, 2018 7:19 AM