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Changing Microsoft 2000 Demo version to Licenced version

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Hi

I have installed Microsoft SQL 2000 Enterprise DEMO version 4 months back. Meanwhile I purchased my copy of SQL 2000 Enterprise server.

My question is:

How can I enter this new key code without reinstalling the SQL 2000 Server?  

Quick reply will be greatly appreciated.

Regards
Sunny

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You need not do a re-install of SQL Server for this. The Enterprise Server will prompt you to upgrade the Evaluation to Enterprise edition..

I suggest to go through the link below ..before start installing the Enterprsie Edition (To know the limitations).

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/instsql/in_overview_2xtf.asp

Section: Upgrading Editions and Components within SQL Server 2000
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Sorry..

Section:  Version and Edition Upgrades
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Also, it is always suggested to take all the current database backups before start with the installation.
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