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How to get W series recovery ISO file? (ALL DATA WILL BE ERASE!!) (WSS W8900 W12000 W16000 W12910SAS W16910SAS) (WSSE W2000 W2000+ W2810PRO W4000 W4000+ W4810 W5000 W5000+ W5810)
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How to get W series recovery ISO file? (ALL DATA WILL BE ERASE!!) (WSS W8900 W12000 W16000 W12910SAS W16910SAS) (WSSE W2000 W2000+ W2810PRO W4000 W4000+ W4810 W5000 W5000+ W5810)

The default version included with 36/9/5 country languages pack thus would take high disk usage, please try on single English version recovery ISO and your local language package, following steps for your reference:

A. Please visits following link get WSS recovery ISO to re-initial or re-activation again.
http://ftp3.thecus.com/wss/
or following spare links:
Installation Guide & System Recovery User's Guide
*How to make ISO to bootable DVD (Recommend choose dual layer DVD disk)
*How to make ISO to bootable USB (Recommend choose 8GB or above USB disk)
*How to configure NAS boot from DVD or USB driver

W2000/W4000/W5000/W2000+/W4000+/W5000+
WSSE 2012R2
wsse_atom_v2.2_en_20160104.iso 6.31GB -> DROPBOX or MEGA_DOWNLOAD

W2810PRO/W4810
WSSE 2012R2 wsse_w4810w2810_v1.3.iso 7.68GB -> DROPBOX

W5810 V1.0
WSSE 2012R2 wsse_w5810_v1.2_20161024.iso 6.41GB -> DROPBOX

W5810 V2.0 (The MS license needs to be purchased separately)
WSS 2016 Workgroup recovery guide
-> DROPBOX or TheucsWEB
WSS 2016 Workgroup
w5810v2-wss2016wg-usb-rescue-2019-05-09.img 14.4GB -> DROPBOX or ThecusWEB

W8900 W12000 W16000 (The MS license needs to be purchased separately)
WSS 2012 WSS2012_Standard_RecoveryDVD.iso 4GB -> Download LINK
WSS 2012R2 WSS2012R2forW89_W1216_multiLang.iso 4.4GB -> Download LINK
WSS 2016 w1200w1600_wss2016_20170317.iso 6.5GB -> DROPBOX
(w1200w1600_wss2016_20170317.iso MD5 CHECKSUM: CBC3C0080B6A6034E46B391500DA675C)

W12910SAS W16910SAS (The MS license needs to be purchased separately)
WSS 2016 W1x910_wss2016_v1.0_multilang_20170221.iso 7.4GB -> DROPBOX
Recommend choose "MBR partition scheme for UEFI"



B. Please eject all HDDs out and leave internal OS HDD for recovery.

C. If unable to activate, please contact with Microsoft directly and following link for your reference:
http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/existing-customers/activation-centers.aspx

PS: If went restore your WSS/WSSE backup, please refer to following FAQ:
WSS FAQ How to restore WSS/WSSE backup
http://thecus.kayako.com/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/698/0/wss-faq-how-to-restore-wsswsse-backup

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