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I have just received a server that came with a Server 2003 Standard Edition volume licensing CD and the server has Windows 2000 Server installed. Is this cool or is a 2003 only good for 2003?

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theruck earned 150 total points
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http://www.tulane.edu/~software/msselect/FAQ/licensing.shtml#downgrade

yes it is cool :) but i think that you have to inform microsoft about the downgrade or something like that
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Thanks theruck - the link you provided ultimately got the answer that I was looking for.
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so why did you give me only grade B for the answer? :)
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Purely on your comment regarding having to notify Micro$oft.
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