Windows Notification Period Help

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
My Windows 2008 Server Application log says the following.  What does it mean?

Windows is in Notification period.
Event ID          4105
Source             Winlogon
OpCode           Info
Locale ID         1033
Question by:deklinm
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    It means that your server thinks it is in the 30-day evaluation period. It can happen as a result of a major hardware change like a mainboard swapout. Unless you are also getting popups telling you to activate Windows, then this error can probably be safely ignored.

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