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This article describes how to activate Windows 2008.
Perform the following operations. If activation failsModify the registryReactivate.
Make sure that you are using the 32-bit or 64-bit Chinese version of Windows2008. To activate a Windows self-help service, you must remotely log on to the server and perform the following operations.
- Log on to the ECS instance and clickStartAnd SelectRun.
- Run the cmd command and clickOK.
- Run the following command to set Key Management Service.
- Run the following command to activate the product.
Solutions for installation failures
Note:Before you modify the registry, be sure to create a snapshot of the system disk and data disk.
If you fail to activate the system, try the following methods to reactivate the system.
- SelectStart > Run. Enter regedit to open the registry editor.
- Navigate to the following registry keys and findSkipRearmTo change its key value to 1 ".
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion \SoftwareProtectionPlatform
- Restart the ECS instance.
- In command prompt, run the following command to activate the system.