About Windows Media Services 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Media Services 2008 can be installed on the following editions of the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter

Some features are not available when Windows Media Services 2008 is used on certain editions of the operating system. To learn more about which operating system will best meet your needs, see Decide which version of Windows Server is right for you.

Windows Media Services 2008 is not included with the default installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 and you must obtain and install the Windows Media Services Setup package for the updated platform. Separate Windows Media Services Setup packages are available for a full installation of the operating system and for a Server Core installation of the operating system. For more information, see Installing Windows Media Services 2008.

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Product Evaluation: Streaming Media Services