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In the past I have downloaded and installed Sharepoint 2003 for free.  I am confused with the new 2010 versions of Sharepoint.  Is there still a free version that will allow me to install an intranet site like before?
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Yes, the free version is now called SharePoint Foundation 2010:

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/product/Related-Technologies/Pages/SharePoint-Foundation.aspx

You can download it here:
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=5970

You can download Service Pack 1 for it here:
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26640

Please note that there is only a 64-bit version now, so you need to make sure you run it on a 64-bit server. In the past, there were both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Here is a chart with the functionality available across versions:
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/Pages/Editions-Comparison.aspx
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Yes! SharePoint 2010 Foundation remains the free version from Microsoft. Here is the URL to downaload SharePoint Foundation 2010: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5970
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I believe SharePoint Foundation 2010 is still no cost out side the Windows Server licensing.

SharePoint 2010 licenses
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As a follow-up to my first post, here is how to slip-stream Service Pack 1 into the install:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ronalg/archive/2011/07/11/slipstream-sharepoint-2010-sp1-and-language-packs-w-sp1-into-rtm.aspx
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