Install R2 VLK on 2003 SP1 non VLK

Discussion in 'Server Setup' started by ozi83, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. ozi83

    ozi83 Guest

    I have a client who is running 2003 SP1 with a non volume licence key
    (possibly OEM) they have purchased 2003 R2 VLK licence and media but when I
    tried to install the R2 cd using this new key it does not accept it.
    Anyone have an idea of how I can avoid a system rebuild?
     
    ozi83, Jun 3, 2009
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  2. ozi83

    ozi83 Guest

    I found the following answer but want to know if anyone has done this and had
    any issues:
    you need to upgrade your existing instalation using R2 CD1, and use your VL
    key, and then you will be able to use CD2 to install R2

    "ozi83" wrote:

    > I have a client who is running 2003 SP1 with a non volume licence key
    > (possibly OEM) they have purchased 2003 R2 VLK licence and media but when I
    > tried to install the R2 cd using this new key it does not accept it.
    > Anyone have an idea of how I can avoid a system rebuild?
     
    ozi83, Jun 3, 2009
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