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upgrade Windows Server 2008 enterprise to Windows Server 2008 enterprise R2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • How can I upgrade my Windows Server 2008 enterprise to Windows Server 2008 enterprise R2?Is there a download link?need new license?

    anyone help me?

    Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:20 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

     

    What did you mean by download link?

     

    If you just want to have a trail of the Windows Server 2008 R2, you can download it from the following link.

     

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Evaluation (180 days)

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=BA571339-5436-4CF5-9C37-6ED7DAB6F781&displaylang=en

     

    By the way, you need a Windows Server 2008 R2 license if you want to use it in your legally.

     

     

    Best Regards,

    Vincent Hu

     

    Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:42 AM
    Moderator
  • Hi

    Have you bought hte OS server 2008R2.

    if not you must buy the product first.  THis is not a free product you can upgrade.

    if you want to upgrade from server 2008 to server 2008 R2 please explain you network details.

    how many server you are running and exchange server or any other servers running in your network.

     

    thanks


    Naeem Bhatti MCITP EA, MCITP, MCTS Exchange 2007 MCSE security,MCSE AD, MCSE in Messaging, MCDST SBS2003 and SBS2008 Specialist
    Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:15 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

     

    What did you mean by download link?

     

    If you just want to have a trail of the Windows Server 2008 R2, you can download it from the following link.

     

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Evaluation (180 days)

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=BA571339-5436-4CF5-9C37-6ED7DAB6F781&displaylang=en

     

    By the way, you need a Windows Server 2008 R2 license if you want to use it in your legally.

     

     

    Best Regards,

    Vincent Hu

     

    Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:42 AM
    Moderator
  • Hi

    Have you bought hte OS server 2008R2.

    if not you must buy the product first.  THis is not a free product you can upgrade.

    if you want to upgrade from server 2008 to server 2008 R2 please explain you network details.

    how many server you are running and exchange server or any other servers running in your network.

     

    thanks


    Naeem Bhatti MCITP EA, MCITP, MCTS Exchange 2007 MCSE security,MCSE AD, MCSE in Messaging, MCDST SBS2003 and SBS2008 Specialist
    Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:15 AM
  • guess, when 2003 can be upgraded to 2003 R2 with new cd and new licence key, this feature will be available for 2008 aswell??

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912309 (for 2003 upgrade)

     

    Monday, November 22, 2010 11:29 AM