Windows Server 2016 is the eighth release of the Windows Server server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. Windows Server 2016 was developed concurrently with Windows 10 and is the successor to Windows Server 2012 R2. The first early preview version (Technical Preview) became available on 10-01-2014 together with the first technical preview of System Center. Windows Server 2016 was released on 09-26-2016 at Microsoft’s Ignite conference and broadly released for retail sale on October 12, 2016.
After you install, you have Windows Server 2016 Evaluation (180 days). Windows Server 2016 Evaluation can’t change product key. So you read this article to know how to upgrade Windows Server 2016 Evaluation to Standard version
After you upgrade Windows Windows Server 2016 Evaluation to full, you need Windows Server 2016 product key to activate it.
I also sell Windows Server 2016 Standard product key for $60/key (lifetime) here: https://cheapproductkeys.com/product/windows-server-2016-product-key/
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Then you copy and paste this key
If these keys don’t work, you can use new mothed to activate Windows Server 2016 for free in 2021:
How to activate Windows Server 2016 without product key for free 2022 (180 days)
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Step 1: You select the right key for your Windows Server 2016 edition you use.
Here is the list of Windows Server 2016 KMS keys:
- Windows Server 2016 Datacenter key: CB7KF-BWN84-R7R2Y-793K2-8XDDG
- Windows Server 2016 Standard key: WC2BQ-8NRM3-FDDYY-2BFGV-KHKQY
- Windows Server 2016 Essentials key: JCKRF-N37P4-C2D82-9YXRT-4M63B
Step 2: You right-click on the start button and open Command Prompt (Run as Administrator)
Step 3: You use the command “slmgr.vbs /ipk yourlicensekey” to install a license key (yourlicensekey is the activation key you got at step 1).
For example, my Windows Server 2016 is Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. So I type:
slmgr.vbs /ipk CB7KF-BWN84-R7R2Y-793K2-8XDDG
(*Note*: You need to hit [Enter] key to execute commands.)
Step 4: You use the command “slmgr.vbs /skms kms8.msguides.com” to connect to my KMS server.
Step 5: The last step is to activate your Windows you use the command “slmgr.vbs /ato”.
You check the activation status again.
With this method, you can activate both Windows Server 2016 32-bit and 64-bit within 180 days.
You can watch this video to know how to activate Windows Server 2016 without product key
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