We saw a lot of discussions around the “The trial period for this product has expired”. We had two issues with that message in MSX2010 and MSF2010.

Issue 1: Just a false alarm and documented here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/joerg_sinemus/archive/2010/07/14/microsoft-sharepoint-foundation-2010-and-microsoft-search-server-express-2010-trial-period-has-expired.aspx

Issue 2: Trying to use the Secure Store Service in MSX2010 is not possible from the beginning. For this issue we need a hotfix and that is now available with the August cumulative update circle.

How were the repro steps?

1. Navigate to central admin and click Manage service applications
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2. Here click to manage the Secure Store Service:

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3. Result

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To solve this problem you need to download the hotfix from here:
http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2276336&kbln=en-us

The kb article 2276336 will be available later: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2276336