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SBS server 2008 trial license issue

Have been running on a Premium trial version of SBS Server 2008 and all has been fine. I rearmed again on Friday 2/18/2010 all was fine until this morning we come in and find SQL is saying database expired, error 17051.  How do i remedy this?  Everything else is fine, we can access files on server and Exchange is running fine.  SQL seems to have failed to update the trial registration?  I am obtaining a license, but that will take a little while, I guess, as I haven't started looking for a vendor, yet.  How to get SQL back up?  Microsoft is not very responsive....
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lozzamooreCommented:
Although this talks about Windows 2008, have you tried this?

http://dotnetolympians.wordpress.com/2008/05/13/how-to-manually-extend-the-evaluation-period/
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lozzamooreCommented:
Otherwise, perhaps downloading and installed SQL 2008 Express edition (free) and attaching your databases could get you out of a hole until you have the licensing sorted with MS?

http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/editions.aspx
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rodynetworkAuthor Commented:
Yeah, it's insane.  I rearmed Friday.  No idea why SQL didn't rearm this time.  Everything else did.  This is nuts.
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