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Terms and Conditions

To continue your ordering process through the Windows Server Fulfillment website, you must check that you accept these Terms and Conditions found at the bottom of this page.


To be eligible to receive the Windows Server Downgrade Media Kit, you must have a valid Windows Server 2008 license and valid Windows Server 2008 product key for any one of the qualifying products below. Only licenses acquired from a retailer (often described as Full Package Product – FPP) or a server manufacturer with a new server (often described as OEM) are eligible. Volume License customers should contact the Activation Call Centers at http://www.microsoft.com/brasil/licenciamento/resources/vol/numbers.mspx.

Downgrade Media Kit.

The table below captures the available downgrade media kits.


Downgrade Media Kit Available

Windows Server 2008 Standard

Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition

Important Notices for the Downgrade Media Kit

  1. What you will receive: One copy of the applicable Windows Server downgrade software and associated product key.

  2. Use of this downgrade media is subject to your original software license terms.

  3. The Downgrade Media Kit is not a new license for Windows Server. It may only be run under a valid license per the terms of those license terms. For example, a copy of Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition may be run under a Windows Server 2008 license as permitted by the Downgrade rights described in that license. Check the applicable license terms for specific information regarding the rights for the license.

  4. Transfer rights apply to the original license you purchased.

  5. Only 1 downgrade media kit per license.

  6. The terms of this offer may be changed at any time without notice including, without limitation, the expiration date.

  7. There is a fee for this upgrade to cover materials, shipping, handling, and fulfillment overhead. The fee will vary depending on your location. The amount will be presented to you prior to final submission of your order. At that time, you will have the opportunity to opt out before final order submission. The fee is non-refundable.

  8. OEM Customers: If you acquired your license with a new server from a server manufacturer, the downgrade software acquired through this program may not be supported by your OEM. Contact your server manufacturer for its support policy for running downgrade software on their server hardware.


The promoter of this offer is Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052. Microsoft reserves the right to terminate or extend this offer at any time. Microsoft may pursue legal action against anyone out of compliance with the terms and conditions of the offer.

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