Exchange Server 2007 cannot be used with this version of Windows

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Topic Last Modified: 2008-05-02

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 setup cannot continue because the local computer is not running a version of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system that is supported with Exchange Server 2007.

Exchange 2007 setup requires that the version of Windows Server on the local computer be supported for running Exchange Server 2007 as specified by the Exchange Server 2007 System Requirements.

To resolve this issue, install an Exchange Server 2007 supported version of the Windows Server operating system on the local computer or install Exchange Server 2007 on a computer that is running a supported version of Windows Server.

For more information about Exchange Server 2007 system requirements, see "Exchange Server 2007 System Requirements" (