how to fix 0xC004FD03 error activation Windows Server 2016 Standar

saúl vazquez 60 Reputation points
2023-05-08T19:44:32.92+00:00

Hi, I have a host Server: Windows Server 2016 Standar edition OEM__COA__NSLP channel

with one Virtual Machine with Windows Server Standar edition too.

I try to activate with AVMA, but I cant. appear 0xC004FD03

Then I try to activate with

**1.- slmgr /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx**

**2.- slmgr /ato**

with my host server KEY. now appear 0xC004C003.

my license in my physical host Windows Server 2016 Standar edition is Original, I just want to have my Virtual machine activate and original too.

can someone help me activate my virtual machine from my windows server host please?

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  1. Erik Moreau 416 Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-08T19:50:30.1733333+00:00

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-08T19:52:01.9366667+00:00

    You can only use AVMA product keys for guests on a DataCenter host. When the host is Standard you just reuse the host product key for guest activation.

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