In certain scenarios a link is provided to change the product key. I also checked and double checked my info to make sure im entering it. I will go through with contacting Microsoft, hopefully that is the issue. Note that the workaround should only be tried by users who want to clean install Windows, as if user i. I got it working on friday before I left work.
I click on the counterfeit thing and it just brings me to the Microsoft website and then the activation tool. Whenever I tried to open System Panel the one that lists your machine Hi, I'm having trouble with my machine. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. I tried both retail keys and am getting back the same response. I haven't found that page and I have literally been searching for 2 days for a reason behind this. Is this full Windows 2008 R2 or is it server core? This machine is purposefully on an isolated environment no internet for testing purposes.
I'm adding that to the list of must know commands. I wasn't sure how that would react but after installing all was fine. I haven't found that page and I have literally been searching for 2 days for a reason behind this. I sort of expected this and I just planned to reactivate through the Change Key link in the System Control Panel. I don't have the product key because the moron outsource people haven't given it to me.
These are brand new sealed up keys? How do I fix this without a complete reinstallation of the operating system? I have been configuring it and all of a sudden it claims that this copy of windows is not genuine. I definitely did nothing to fix it, therefore I would like to know what the heck is going on. Other packages of Windows Server 2008 ask you to enter a Product Key at installation time although not required along with the option to activate the product after installation. In the newly installed Windows operating system, stop the Software Protection Service in Services. I have installed an instance of Win Server 2008 R2 on a Virtual machine. We recently had an Active Directory problem that turned into a disaster with 2 domain controllers failing and being force decommissioned. I'm going to restart the server and see if the slui error is still there.
The information on this website is provided for informational purposes only and the authors make no warranties, either express or implied. In which case you have proof they didn't use a correct license. Here is my Windows Genuine Advantage Diag results: Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostic Tool 1. Hello, I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this or virtualization, but I thought since it has to do with Windows activation this might be the right place. Does anyone know why this would be the case. It is not full server. I know to activate it over the phone I will need the activation code but I can't even get that.
I downloaded several updates upon orginal installation and soon after I got the image in the bottom right stating it is not genuine. Checking the activation status On a full installation of Windows Server 2008 you can check the status of Windows Product Activation in the System properties. Does anyone know how to enable this option? I am having this error 0x80070005 Access is Denied after applying fix for Default User profile corruption, at initial logon after resolving this problem, a pop-up suddenly started for activating Windows, although this server has been running for more than 6 months and was properly activated with the correct enterprise key. It is not server core. When done check the status of Windows Product Activation again. You are not even licensed to clone that machine, copy to others, and activate with the repective keys. If you want to see the status of the three licensing options use the dlv instead of the dli switch with slmgr.
This message is in the bottom right of the screen. The dli switch will only display license information on licensing methods that are in use. The specific problem causing this was security permissions on the hard drive, and the folders Windows, System32, Config and System Profile Folders These were all either missing the necessary accounts or if they had the accounts listed in the security tab, the permissions were all unchecked. Automatic activation When presented with the Product Key screen during installation of Windows Server 2008 you can chose whether to automatically activate the product or not. When installation wizard prompts for a product key for activation, leave it blank do not enter anything.
This is another thing to add to the list of things they haven't done. Hi, I'm having trouble with my machine. So the license is still in its activation grace period that I exteneded and has 29 days left. Have you tried to re-activate it? Three days ago I installed updated and the process failed in some reason. Kr1spy wrote: When downloading the hypervisor they usually provide you with a cd-key you can use for testing purposes. When I Google this problem it just comes up with all the scammers trying to hack Windows.
Be sure to activate your copy of Windows. With Windows Server 2008, I can see the same option to register using this service, but it is greyed out: Google pointed me to people experiencing this issue but the only workarounds I saw where to use the internet not an option for me. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. I was under the impression that it was free and it was not a 180 day trial period. If you are looking for more Slmgr. To make matters worse this server is in another country and I am accessing it remotely. Delete the original default tokens.