When the 60-day activation grace period is about to expire and end, run the slmgr.vbs script to reset and extend the evaluation period for another new 60-day trial evaluation period, with everything including programs installed and data intact.
- Open an elevated command prompt.
- Type the slmgr.vbs -rearm, and then press Enter to reset the activation grace period to 60 days.
- Restart the computer.
To check the status or time that is left on current activation grace period or evaluation period, run slmgr.vbs -dli command to display the number of days that are left in the current 60-day evaluation period.