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I have a machine that has had SQL Server 2008 installed on it, but I forgot to enter the licence key while installing.

It's now complaining that I have fifty days before it locks down, because I still haven't entered the licence key.

The trouble is, I can't figure out where to enter the key. Is there a menu option somewhere or something?

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Start the SQL Server Setup select Maintenance => Edition Upgrade. This should allow you to enter the License Key.

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