does windows update work on evaluation versions of windows

does windows update work on evaluation versions of windows
udememiAsked:
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rindiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes it does work on trial versions of Windows. All services will run until the trial has expired (sometimes even after that for a grace period, but expired trial versions of windows will shut themselves down now and then).
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PatricckCommented:
Hi,
nop, it is not working.

Regards
Patrik
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udememiAuthor Commented:
thanks patrick, please what other services dont work on evaluation versions of the windows server OS
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PatricckCommented:
I need to double check, give me time.
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PatricckCommented:
Sorry, yes. Rindi has right, i have messed it up. Everything is fine with win evaluation. It gives you an error after the ev. period. Shows you that the copy is illegal and not activated. ANd is shut down after
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Sushil SonawaneCommented:
Yes windows update work on the system upto evaluation versions  expired.

(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx)
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BillBondoCommented:
I use server and ws evaluation editions for the past 7 years. They always function like retail till the end. That includes Exchange and SQL
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rindiCommented:
Why did you accept that answer as the solution, and not the first one that was correct? On this site you should accept the first correct answers, or at least accept multiple answers if more than one is correct, and if the correct answers are the same and were posted at similar times.
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