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Product activation

Vor der Aktivierung:

Please have a look at START > “Add or remove programs" > search there for "Office” and uninstall all old versions there.

Then use Microsoft's SaRa tool to check for installations again and uninstall if necessary. Microsoft has provided you with a "Fixit" for automated uninstalling for this purpose: https://aka.ms/SaRA-officeUninstallFromPC (source: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/kb/971179).

For Microsoft Office, we have provided you with an illustrated activation guide:

Question: Windows Server cannot be activated, what should I do?

Answer: please use the alternative activation via command prompt besides the graphical user interface.

Please put in the command prompt for the Essentials version:
DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerEssentials /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula *hier Platzhalter durch Product Key ersetzen
Please put in the command prompt for the Standard version:
DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula *hier Platzhalter durch Product Key ersetzen
Please put in the command prompt for the Datacenter version:
DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula *hier Platzhalter durch Product Key ersetzen