0xc004c003 windows server 2008 r2

Arondev 1 Reputation point

I'm download official windows server 2008 r2 iso and trying to activate windows server 2008 r2 180 days license. but i'm getting "The Product key you typed has been blocked from use by Microsoft" with error code 0xc004c003. how to fix this issue?

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Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Dave Patrick 417.1K Reputation points MVP

    Evaluating any version of Windows Server 2008 R2 software does not require entering a product key, however will require activation within 10 days.
    There's no need to enter in a product key for the 2008 R2 evaluation. The product key is embedded. Connect to internet to complete activation.

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  2. Jenny Feng 14,041 Reputation points

    Did you download the evaluation version?
    Also, the error code occurs because the incorrect permissions are set on the Tokens.dat file or this file is corrupted.
    You could refer to the following link for resolution:
    Hope above information can help you.


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