Hotfix for SP2 issue that reverts SharePoint products to Trial Version has been released


Microsoft has released a fix for the SP2 problem that reverts the license into a Trial version after installing Service Pack 2.


More details can be found in the following KB article:


971620 – When you install the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 2, the product expiration date is activated incorrectly


For your convenience here are the download links for the fix:



[Update June 26th] Additional info from SharePoint Team blog: We will be updating the existing Service Pack 2 download package with a new package that includes this fix within the next 4-6 weeks.

Comments (5)

  1. nsp says:

    if we us the hotfix KB971620, are we need to key in the VLK ?

  2. Stefan Goßner says:

    It should not be necessary.

  3. Sabu says:

    I tried to install the Hotfix and I still see the trial version on my license page. Any suggestions?

  4. Stefan Goßner says:

    Hi Sabu,

    I would suggest to enter the license key again to resolve this.

    Cheers,

    Stefan