Activation from backups

callum simpson 106 Reputation points

if i was to set up a clean copy of the windows server on a new server and restore a backup of the old server which was activated would it reactivate after restoring the backup

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  1. Limitless Technology 37,771 Reputation points

    Hi @callum simpson

    Yes, it will activate as it is within your Hardware, only if you change more than one hardware component then it might not reactivate as it will be considered as a New pc.

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  1. Dave Patrick 352.4K Reputation points MVP

    Most likely as long as the hardware didn't change.

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