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Purchase License Key for Windows 2003 Server  - instant purchase?

Posted on 2007-08-05
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Last Modified: 2013-11-05
If I have the media from a previous install, is it possible to obtain the license key for Windows 2003 Server same day?

If so, can I get suggestions of reputable places to purchase the keys? I need to do an installation quickly and cannot wait for the shipping of the media.

Also, for future reference, who do people recommend for purchasing Microsoft software in general.
Question by:Ryman1
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Tony Massa earned 500 total points
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It really depends on the media type, there's OEM which was installed or shipped with another computer, which is technically not allowed.  If you are desperate, you should be able to use the key anyway, and eventually replace the OS with your new keys.

General Software
www.newegg.com and www.cdw.com are good places to get licenses.

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iCoreKC earned 500 total points
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Yes, you can do this.  Call (800) 426-9400; M-F, 6 AM - 5:30 PM Pacific time.


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