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Volume Activation Mgt Tool Not accepting key

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Have v6.2.9200.0 installed on my 2008 r2 box with 2012 sql express.
Its not accepting my 2012 r2 mak key.
it will take the 2008 r2 key fine.

Ideas?

Am i using the right installer?
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30652&wa=wsignin1.0
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Win8/2012 tools don't work with win8.1/2012 R2. They have their own set of downloads.
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No.
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no?
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says 2008r2..
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2008 R2 is not 2012 R2. Your first link is to an old version, as I've stated. Your second (removed) link was to the 2012 essentials kit, which is an entirely different product. So.... my answer stands. No.
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found it in the end anyway...
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