|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Source:||Windows Product Activation|
|Message:||Your Windows product has not been activated with Microsoft yet. Please use the Product Activation Wizard within %1 days.|
Product Activation for Windows Server 2003 reduces software piracy and helps ensure that Microsoft customers receive genuine products.
Windows Server 2003 must be activated within a specific grace period, which began the first time you turned on the computer running Windows Server 2003. During this period, the system will operate normally. The time remaining for activation is specified in the message.
Activation can be done either over the Internet or by telephoning a Microsoft customer service representative.
For more information about activating Windows Server 2003, see Microsoft Product Activation.
To activate Windows Server 2003 over the Internet or by telephone, click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Activate Windows. Follow the instructions in the Windows Product Activation Wizard.
Alternatively, to manually start this wizard, click Start, click Run, and then type the following command: