Windows Server 2008 (sometimes abbreviated as "Win2K8" or "W2K8") is one of Microsoft Windows' server line of operating systems. Released to manufacturing on February 4, 2008, and officially released on February 27, 2008, it is the successor to Windows Server 2003, released nearly five years earlier. A second release, named Windows Server 2008 R2, was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009. Like Windows Vista and Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 is based on Windows NT 6.x.
Further Links to Windows 2008 R2 Server:
- Installing Windows Server 2008 as a VM in VMware Workstation
- Install VMware Tools on Windows 2008 R2 VM
- Add a New External HDD to a Windows 2008 R2 VM