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How to extend Windows 2016 server evalaution period without running into Error 0x80070005 Access Denied Error RRS feed

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  • I am trying to extend the evaluation period of Windows Server 2016 standard,
    which has expired. I am logged in as administrator, but when I do SLMGR /REARM
    at a command prompt I get the error 0x80070005 Access Denied: the requested
    action requires elevated privileges. Any suggestions? Please!
    Friday, May 26, 2017 5:43 PM

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  • Did you open an elevated command prompt.

    And, there is a limit to the number of re-arms.  To prevent you from doing that forever.

    And I don't recall that you can reset the 180 day timer for evaluation - only move to a real license.

    If this is development you should apply an MSDN license. If it was in production, again, a license.


    Brian Ehlert
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    Friday, May 26, 2017 6:11 PM
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