Start SharePoint Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

Hello Experts,

Have used and administered SharePoint at other companies.
Need to get it going at my new post.

Have a Windows 2008 R2 Standard server available.

Have been told that at least a basic version was available with Windows servers.

How do I deploy SharePoint? Is it downloaded or is it already on the
server. Looked under Sevices  and in the executables but don't find anything.

Thanks.

Allen Pitts
LHP Hospital Group
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Mohit NairSenior AssociateCommented:
If its Win Server 2008 Std, you wont find it unless you download and install it. The product is available in 3 versions : Foundation, Standard and Enterprise. You need to buy the license and subscription for Standard and Enterprise. Foundation you can download and  install it for free. The other 2 is also downloadable but its a trial version for 180 days with more advanced features than Foundation.
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