Windows 2016 Server convert Evaluation to Licensed version

Verify current version

open an elevated Command Prompt and type the command: DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition

start run type: winver

Convert Evaluation to Licensed version

you need to convert the Evaluation version to Licensed. To check available versions type the following command from an elevated Command Prompt:

DISM /online /Get-TargetEditions

  • ServerStandard
  • ServerDatacenter

To convert the version, type the command:

DISM /online /Set-Edition:<edition ID> /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula

DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula

To complete the operation, type Y to restart the computer.

check the installed version with the command:

DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition

Also using the winver command, the window displays the correct licensed version.

Windows has been activated successfully.:-)

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