[Answered] Server 2008 Datacenter Activation

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by windusa, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. windusa

    windusa MDL Novice

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    Hello MDL community, :)

    I wanted to try Windows Server 2008 since Vista left the official support state.
    I had a 2008 Datacenter ISO that I installed so far.

    But somehow i cannot install updates. I read that Windows needs to be activated at first.

    Is there any Activator which supports this Edition of the OS or similar ways to activate it?
     
  2. LostED

    LostED SVF Patch Lover

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  3. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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  4. windusa

    windusa MDL Novice

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    ty guys
     
  5. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Senior Member

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    Did you tried DAZ Loader??
     
  6. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    You CANNOT use loader, as there is not known OEM SLP key. Is that difficult to understand?
     
  7. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @atgpud2003

    You missed the part about 'original 2008 Datacenter' - we're not discussing about 2008 R2.
     
  8. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Senior Member

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    Oh.. I use 2008 R2.. It really awesome! better than original one..