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how can I tell if I am running windows server 2008 r2?

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Hello,

I have a 64bit template vm created for windows server 2008.  I can't remember if it is R2 or not.  Would that show up in the system properties screen?

How can I tell if I am running R2?

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Start > Run > winver

The screen / logo will say if it is R2 or not.  If it doesn't say R2, you're not.
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by:SGrossmann
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star "winver" from the run menu or the commandline.there is written 2008 R2 if it is an R2 server.
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by:Shabarinath Ramadasan
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From powershell,
get-wmiobject Win32_OperatingSystem | select Caption,ServicePackMajorVersion

Cheers
Shaba
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