Things to Know About Windows Server 2008 R2

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This document addresses late-breaking issues and information about the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system that are less critical than those reported in Release Notes: Important Issues in Windows Server 2008 R2 ( It serves as an overflow from that document if the number of issues discovered becomes excessive for one document. Currently, all known issues are reported in the release notes.

For issues that may require you to work around them before you attempt to install this release, see Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 ( For a summary of updates, fixes, and other by-design changes in Windows Server 2008 R2, see Other Changes in Windows Server 2008 R2 (

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