Activation of Windows 2008 Server R2 running under HyperV RRS feed

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  • We are developing in HyperV machines on Windows Server 2008 R2, running Windows Server 2008 R2.

    We are entitled to run one instance in the HyperV as per the licence.

    However we are unable to work out how to activate the virtual machine. There is a certain amount of good practice in taking a clean image every month, but it isn't ideal.

    There were a couple of others asking the same thing, and the fix appeared to be some terrible hacks.

    I am running a legitimate version of Windows, I should be able to activate it with ease.

    I can't use the parent's licence, it appears to require one in another form.


    Whilst being entitled to run a virtual machine, I don't appear to be able to.


    regards Geoff




    Monday, April 18, 2011 4:03 PM

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