How can I install Windows Server 2012 Essentials without a product key?

In short – you can’t.  You can however install it using the trial/evaluation key available from Microsoft here and then later once you get the real product key you can put that in via the Properties of the Computer and activate it as fully licenses software.

Tags:

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at 9:00 pm and is filed under FAQs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

One Response to “How can I install Windows Server 2012 Essentials without a product key?”

  1. Rachaels Printable Daily Coupons Says:

    April 10th, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    May I just say what a relief to find someone that really understands what they are talking about on the internet. You definitely understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people need to look at this and understand this side of your story. It’s surprising you aren’t more popular since you certainly possess the gift.

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>