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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Service pack
I would like to know what it is the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

I  have this server:
OS Name:                  Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
OS Version:                6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601

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Service Pack 1 is the latest. The server is current.
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Any link that backs up the statement ?
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by:Krzysztof Pytko
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SP1 was published on 2011-03-15 for Win7 and 2008R2
You can read that SP1 is the most up-to-date SP for 2008 R2 at main site for that OS at
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/windows-server/default.aspx

and more details on download page at
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/pl-pl/details.aspx?FamilyID=c3202ce6-4056-4059-8a1b-3a9b77cdfdda

Regards,
Krzysztof
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I am not sure what they meant on this link below. it sounds like there is SP2 for W2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968849
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Krzysztof Pytko earned 668 total points
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Yes it is :) But remember that Windows 2008 is in 2 types:

Windows Server 2008 (x32 and x64 OS) whch can be also called Windows Server 2008 R1
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Windows Server 2008 R2 (only x64 OS)

these, are 2 separate products :)

for 2008 R1 are 2 SPs (1 and 2) for 2008 R2 is the only one SP1

Hope it clarifies situation :]

Krzysztof
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by:Lee W, MVP
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The latest Service Pack for Windows 2008 R2 is Service Pack 1
The latest Service Pack for Windows 2008 is Service Pack 2.

2008 and 2008 R2 are DIFFERENT operating systems - 2008 is based on Vista, 2008 R2 is based on Windows 7.  (MS did a poor job (in my opinion) in naming the product because it generates confusion like this).
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Thank you!
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thanks!
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by:Krzysztof Pytko
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You're welcome :)
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welcome
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