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MS Select Software and SmartStart 7

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Martin Fry_1
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MS Select Software and SmartStart 7

is it me or is smartstart not supporting Microsofts Select CD's in there latest version. Spefically trying to install 2003 web edition, and the only options are HP branded (guessing this means OEM) or retail boxed.
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Prashant (I am Back)
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Re: MS Select Software and SmartStart 7

Hi,

Please go through these 2 pages of following doccument.
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/cd_supportinfo/ServerSupportMatrix.pdf

This will help you i suppose.

Regards,
Prashant S.
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Vijay_44
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Re: MS Select Software and SmartStart 7

With Windows 2003 Select Microsoft has introduced Volume License Product Key. Just select the 2003 web edition (the non hp branded option) from the os selection list.
http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/resources/vol/volkeys_select.mspx
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