troubleshooting Question

activating evaluation windows 2016 to windows standard hung at 10%

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Akash BansalFlag for India asked on
Windows OSMicrosoft Server OSWindows Server 2016
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I have an evaluation version of 2016
not have got the license
I am trying to activate the windows by using the following command from the cmd
DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:xxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxx /AcceptEula

Now it has been stuck at 10% for 4 hours  with the following message:
Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.14393.0

Image Version: 10.0.14393.0

Starting to update components...
Starting to install product key...
Finished installing product key.

Removing package Microsoft-Windows-ServerStandardEvalEdition~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.14393.0
[=====                      10.0%                          ]

WHat I need to do?

I have tried forcible rebooting the server & again the same.

Another virtual machine activated quickly using above steps only.
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