Using CD#2 of WS2003 Standard R2 with WS2003 Standard SP1

Posted on 2011-05-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I'm installing WS2003 Standard SP1 on a server. I have R2 discs from another server that I have. Can I use CD#2 of WS2003 Standard R2 with WS2003 Standard SP1 in order to have my server running R2? Will it run and is this legal?
Question by:pcelements
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    by:Stelian Stan
    You will still end up with a Win2003 SP1 Standard installation.
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    You will need R2 product key to continue installation. It is illegal to use product key from another server, if it is OEM type (with a sticker on a server).

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