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Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 ???

DJMohr
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I might be having a blonde moment but for some reason I am unable to install SP 1 for 2008 R2.
I think I have done my homework in terms of making sure that there really is a SP 1 for 2008 R2 so there is one, but I get the following:

This service pack does not apply to the version of Windows running on this computer.

Any ideas?
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What errors do you get?
Did you download the one for the correct CPU model ?

Have you tried in  the past to install the beta version?

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SP 1 for 2008 R2 does exist, so you're not going mad! Have you possibly downloaded the 32-bit SP1 for Win7?

Check that the SP1 is the x64 edition.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c3202ce6-4056-4059-8a1b-3a9b77cdfdda
If you have installed beta in the past be sure to remove it first before you install this one ^^
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Are you sure the server is Windows 2008 R2? The service pack doesn't apply to non-R2 versions if Windows 2008.

Its also possible you have installed the service pack already or have installed a version of Windows 2008 R2 that already has the Service Pack installed.

Right cluck Computer and select properties, which version does it say it is here?

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To answers everyones questions:

the download I have is: windows6.1-KB976932-X64, this is apparently for Win 7 and 2008 R2 and yes my CPU's are 64-bit so is my OS. Have never installed the beta SP.

After double checking I am certain I have 2008 R2 although system properties only shows:

 Server Version
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oh balls, that sucks, was under the impression that we were running R2, this changes things, would explain why was not coming right trying to install SP 1 for Exchange 2010.

Thanks guys, feel a bit sheepish now.

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I know I closed the question off, but what are the major differences between 2008 and 2008 R2?

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