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Requesting a Downgrade for Windows Server 2012?


As we all know, last September, Microsoft released Windows Server 2012. While WS2012 is a cloud-ready offering, some customers may need to exercise their Downgrade rights due to legacy applications.


Downgrade rights for WS2012 will allow users to use a prior version of the software, such as Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008R2 or a prior Edition.


Currently, HP can fulfill HP OEM Windows Server 2012 end user requests for Downgrade media and keys in two ways:


  1. Customers can purchase HP OEM WS2012 with their preferred HP ProLiant platform and request the downgrade kit, which includes the media DVD and keys.
  2. After your purchase with HP, end users or HP authrized resellers on their behalf, can request the downgrade kit.

For more information on WS2012 Downgrade kit  visit hp.com/go/wsdowngrade





Dear user, please copy and paste the following form and send it via email (wsdowngrade@hp.com) with your information.

  • First name:
  • Last name:
  • Company:
  • Address:
  • Address2:
  • City:
  • Country:
  • State:
  • Zip code:
  • Email address:
  • Phone number:
  • Product:
  • Product os:
  • Requesting:
  • Product key(s):
  • Language:
  • Qty:


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