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  •      Installing WHS, install asks for Key. input Key and continue.  After preparing the drives it asks for another Key.  The first Key does not work nore does the Windows XP Key that was on the machine. How do I get past this?
    Saturday, November 8, 2008 12:38 AM

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  • Lorick said:

         Installing WHS, install asks for Key. input Key and continue.  After preparing the drives it asks for another Key.  The first Key does not work nore does the Windows XP Key that was on the machine. How do I get past this?



    Which kind of disk did you use for installation - trial or an OEM version? Did you use the right key for that medium (trial key for trial disk, OEM key for OEM disk?
    If it is the version from Action Pack, I read recently about a problem with the keys issued for those:
    http://www.wegotserved.co.uk/2008/11/06/issue-with-product-id-keys-for-windows-home-server-in-october-action-pack/
    Best greetings from Germany
    Olaf
    Saturday, November 8, 2008 10:16 AM
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