Windows Server 2008

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Windows Server 2008
OS familyMicrosoft Windows
Source modelProprietary software
Released to
February 27, 2008
Latest previewJune CTP (Build 6001.16606) / June 2007[1]
Kernel typeHybrid kernel
LicenseMicrosoft EULA
Support status
Mainstream support ended on January 13, 2015. Extended support ended on 14 January 2020

Windows Server 2008 is the name of a server operating system from Microsoft, the previous version of which was Windows Server 2003.

This operating system was codenamed named Windows Server "Longhorn", but on May 15, 2007, Bill Gates announced its official name on Windows Hardware Engineering Conference 2007.[2]

This operating system has several new features compared to its previous version. Many of these new features are present in Windows Vista.

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  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2007-06-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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