How to extend Evaluation Period expired for Windows Server 2012 R2?

After the expiration of evaluation period of Window Server. you will face suddenly shutdown every one hour ! it’s annoying.therefore,in this case,you only have two options:

  • Activate windows by purchasing a new Key.
  • Extend evaluation period.(Simplest & Quickly method).

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Therefore, to extend the evaluation period follow the bit mentioned steps below:

  • Open Command prompt as Administrator

Run CMD As Administrator

  • Type the following command “slmgr.vbs /rearm” which reset the licensing status of machine and press enter

reset the licence

  • Restart your server then you will found the evaluation period expired to 180 day

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Thanks to MOHAMMED EL KASSAS

https://blog.citrix24.com/upgrade-windows-2012-r2-evaluation-full-version/

https://mohamedelkassas.wordpress.com/author/mohamedelkassas/

https://mohamedelkassas.wordpress.com/2015/09/04/evaluation-period-expired-for-windows-server-2012-r2-how-to-extend-it/

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