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How can I deactive windows server 2008

Posted on 2011-03-11
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Hi everybody

I have a windows server 2008 that is activated I have some problem this server and I installed a new server , at now I want to activate this new OS by same key but I receive a message "the product key you typed already in use"  

I think I have to deactive this key in old system at first , is it right ? if yes please help me how can I do this ? this is very urgent for me ....

Best Regards
- Maadani
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Maybe if you'd call l Microsoft Product Activation (866-542-3062) or Customer Service (800-642-7676) They might re-enable your activation.
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you don't need to deactivate the key first but you will have to contact Microsoft to get the key released.

http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/existing-customers/activation-centers.aspx

gives a list of the numbers for each country
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after contact with Microsoft my problem has solved .
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