Server 2008 Enterprise non R2 image required

Hi, Can anyone point me to a downloadable iso image of Server 2008 Enterprise Edition non R2 version please.
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Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
Generally, you can get your downloads from wherever you acquire your license.  MS, CDW, etc, all have images available for download.  The only legal way to download an ISO is to have purchased it from an authorized vendor.

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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
... or from Microsoft, like with TechNet or MSDN subscription.
Microsoft does not allow any service to download its Software from besides their own or distributors' sites.
realtecAuthor Commented:
I can go to here (as can anyone) and download an R2 image but that's not what I need. We are a MAPS subsriber and certified member but our MAPS subscription only lets us download thr R2 version.
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
They do not mention R2 on that location. And the fact a x86 file is supplied tells me it cannot be R2.
Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
That is an evaluation version, not a production version.  Are you wanting licensed software or eval?  Also, Qlemo is correct, that appears to be the first release of 2008, not R2.
realtecAuthor Commented:
I downloaded it and it is R2, I need pre R2 to do an inplace upgrade of server 2008 sp1, this because my server won't let me install the dns role. I removed DNS role due to some dns problems then tried to re-add it but it just says yours server needs to be restarted in order to undo the changes everytime. This box runs exhange server 2007 sp1 which won't run because of DNS etc. Once this box is back online I can then migrate the mailboxes etc. I can't upgrade to R2 because it doesn't support Exchange 2007.
Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
You can't use an Eval ISO to do that.  You need to get a real ISO from an authorized reseller or directly from MS.
realtecAuthor Commented:
Ok, I doubt any resellers will have this 'old' version. I will contact some friends in the trade, failing that I'll have to call MS. Thanks for your responses.
Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
Actually, you can get ISOs for download or disc version for about $20 from CDW for almost any version of a MS OS you can think which is still in extended support.  Windows 2000, 2003, R2, and 2008 are all available.  You can get them from other sources as well.  The only thing you CANNOT get is a prior OS in an eval. :)
realtecAuthor Commented:
Thanks, who is CDW ? I'm in the UK.
Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
Here is a link to a list of authorised resellers for MS in the UK.  Noticed I misspelled authorized for you? ;-)

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realtecAuthor Commented:
Ok thanks for the link, I will assign the points to you.

P.S you didn't misspell authorised. ;-)
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