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mssql 2008 r2 standard - trial

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It seems Microsoft only gives away a trial version of MSSQL 2008 enterprise. Can I download the enterprise trial and register with standard license within 180 days?

Or can someone point me to mssql 2008 r2 standard download.

Thank you
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2Downloads.aspx

When your evaluation has finished, you can complete an upgrade to Full Version

see here

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2020443

you then supply correct license key either Standard, Enterprise, Datacentre.
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This site has the possible upgrade paths, you can use it as reference
As I see, 2008R2 evaluation can be upgraded to any version

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143393.aspx
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