Windows 2003 License

Posted on 2005-04-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I installed Windows 2003 with temp license license of my own until a valid license key came from Microsoft, and "think" I now have a valid license in place.
Where can I go look in Windows 2003 and make sure my valid license is installed instead of my own license?
Question by:mharmon777
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    Use the following utility..

    Current version is 1.41


    The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry. It has the options to copy the key to clipboard, save it to a text file, or print it for safekeeping. It works on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Office 97, and Office XP. This version is a quick update to make it work with Windows Server 2003.

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    Ok. I used it. It works great to show me the serial number.
    Now I need to change the serial number.
    How and where do  I make that change?
    The option in the Jelly Bean keyfinder to change the key is greyed out.

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