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Windows Server 2003 license: On your honor, hardware upgrade, registering

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Is the license scheme for Windows Server 2003 basically the same as 2000 server or as in XP, has MS switched to checking each license on the lan, and diabling one machine if multiple machines use the same licence? I.E., are we on our honor?

And does one need to register each computer in such a case before it can be used, and does this also work like XP requiring a phone call to MS when hardware is upgraded.

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