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How do you add a new license to SQL that has expired and the service will not start.

J.R. Sitman
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I have SQL 2017 full version and the trial license expired.   I am going to purchase a license.  How do I add it?

I ask because the service is stopped and will not start.
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You'll add the serial in the setup dialog. Start it via edition upgrade in the main installer window.
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just want to be sure.  see attached

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ste5anSenior Developer

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Yup.
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thanks