Nah you can update about 10 machines on one single key - thereabouts. Might
depend on which program you're attached to, but if the worst comes to the
worst, just generate a new key from MSDN or Connect.
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"John Schroeder" <john_at_jfschroeder_dot_com> wrote in message
> Are the Beta 2 keys limited to one activation on one machine only?
> keys seemed to work on multiples, which is good in my environment (I'm
> to let my helpdesk get some experience with the product).
> John F. Schroeder
> Email/Communications Developer/Analyst
> College of Charleston
> Charleston, SC
> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
>> You can use the Server keys, you will get an invalid license error, its
>> either another Business key or Ultimate keys. I suspect this attributed
>> the upgrade, try doing a clean install instead or try activating under
>> another Admin account.
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>> "John Schroeder" <john_at_jfschroeder_dot_com> wrote in message
>> >I get a Windows Activation Error on Beta 2, which I downloaded from
>> > and installed as an upgrade over Windows XP Pro. Error Code
>> > 0x8007000D.
>> > "More information" tells me "the data is invalid".
>> > I used the Beta 2 Business key I got on connect. I haven't tried the
>> > Home
>> > or Enterprise Server keys I got yet.
>> > -JFS
>> > --
>> > John F. Schroeder
>> > Email/Communications Developer/Analyst
>> > College of Charleston
>> > Charleston, SC