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Does anyone know a link to a download for Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter SP1 (64) iso download.  I have my MSDN developers key but can't find the download on any MS sites anymore.
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I do not believe the "evaluation" copies can be upgraded to full version just by using a valid key.  A full install is required.  See this link, and there are many others.  
http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en/whssoftware/thread/8284b531-6050-40af-b467-91f637271dc4
I am looking for a full version iso download.   But thanks anyway.  If you think otherwise, maybe you can point to some documentation.
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I have upgraded eval copies in the past and never had an issue.
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Can you not download it from https://licensing.microsoft.com/customer ?

Is it missing from the MSDN site?  I only have access to the standard downloads and Technet
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It is on the MS Partner Network download site, but my Action Pack subscription does not have access to that particular DL even though that is how I obtained it, and the Key, in the first place.  I have escalated that issue with MS Partner Network support, but it will take a few days.  In the interim, I have found some sites, like BitSnoop.com that appears to have that, and many others, but not sure if I trust them.  I think I am as set as can be.  Thanks anyway.
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I could make you one from my dvd let me know
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That is nice offer.  let me see how I make out with MS..  I may also just upgrade to server 2012 which i have the iso and key.  I just didin't really want to just now.  I just need a bootable to dos disc to flash some bios on hardware in this server.
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I suppose I could just boot to DOS off the 2012 OS disc, do my flashes, and not do any updating of OS?
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ythere are many ISOs you can download to allow that...

http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html
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