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how to extend trial version of exchange 2007

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Would anyone know a way to extend a trial version of exchange 2007.  

Our trial has ended but i just needed one more week with then to finish up some testing.

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by:Viral Rathod
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Upgrading Exchange Server 2007 Evaluation Software to Full Product
You can upgrade your server running Exchange Server 2007 evaluation software to full product at the end of the 120 day evaluation period with your product key.

Check this out
Upgrading Exchange Server 2007 Evaluation Software to Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition
http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010/en/us/exchange-2007-how-to-buy.aspx
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by:sirichaiphumirat
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I don't want to buy it. I'm just using it for testing. We already bought exchange 2010.

I just need it for one more week to finish up testing
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by:Wes Miller
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If you are using it for testing then you should suscribe to one of Microsofts support programs which provide you Keys for 12 months or somtime indefinitly to te4st and use the software.
Microsoft TechNet Subscription Standard
Tailored to help IT Professionals evaluate, test, and troubleshoot Microsoft software for Desktop environments. TechNet Subscription Standard does not include some Enterprise editions1 of Microsoft software.  $199 ($149 Renewal)

See: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/buy.aspx
   If your proffesion is in IT then it is a Tax write off as a business need if your company wont pay for it. They also have other subscriptions that give you even more like MSDN for System Debvelopment.

Wes
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sirichaiphumirat earned 0 total points
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Nevermind I found out that even though it says the trial is over, I am still able to use it. It just will keep warning you.
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by:abhijitmdp
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You have one more way to do this is to nstall any service pack for this. this always extend the days for more 120 days.
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by:sirichaiphumirat
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i found my own solution
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