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I am trying to install Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate.

I have configured a Raid (Intel Matrix Storage Manager) (Ctrl+I at boot) on a z8na-d6 motherboard. Raid0 of two 120gb disks.

Installing from USB drive, install loads fine. I select language, Install Now, waiting for setup is starting.

Popup says the product key entered does not match any of the windows images available for installation, enter a different product key. (I havent entered any and havent got any. I got the install disk from the dreamspark program).

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closed as too localized by RobM, John Gardeniers, Iain Aug 26 '12 at 7:58

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To be clear, are you using the Release Candidate? – Michael Hampton Aug 25 '12 at 21:13
Yes, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate from Dreamspark program (access from cambus network). – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 21:13
I tried to install a few hours ago where i did not get this error, but an error about a missing media drive driver. So i wanted to start over to create this post, but this time i only got to the point i outlined here. – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 21:15
Dude, ge the released version. It is out now. – TomTom Aug 25 '12 at 22:10
What did Microsoft say when you contacted them about this problem? – John Gardeniers Aug 26 '12 at 2:35
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I suspect you got a bad disk image from wherever you got it. You can obtain a clean ISO image directly from Microsoft. (Login with the same credentials you signed up for DreamSpark with.)

It could also be that something is wrong with your DVD drive. Try verifying the media after you burn your DVD.

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I am downloading a new disk. I assume i will end up with the same error i got earlier then, about missing media drive driver. If thats the case i will create a new question for that. – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 21:28
Downloaded a new one and its the same problem – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 22:35
Try verifying the media.... – Michael Hampton Aug 25 '12 at 22:36
How? Downloaded the iso from two different places with same result. – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 22:39
and i am using a usb drive – Poul K. Sørensen Aug 25 '12 at 22:41

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