Windows Server 2003

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Windows Server 2003
Codename(s) Whistler Server
Kernel version NT 5.2
CPU Architecture x86, AMD64, IA-64
Release date 2003-04-24 (RTM)
2005-11-22 (R2)
Licence Microsoft EULA
Support end 2015-07-14
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Windows Server 2003 (codenamed .NET Server or Whistler Server), is the server counterpart of Windows XP.

Codenames

Its internal codenames were either the dotNET (.NET) Server (As evidenced in the Windows Buildtree, where its source is located at D:\dnsrv) and during the development of Windows Whistler (Windows XP), it was codenamed Whistler Server.

R2

An interim release was made, under the name Windows Server 2003 R2 on December 6, 2005.

Builds

Please note: The build list is sorted by compile date, not build number.

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Early Development

Beta 1

Beta 2

Beta 3

RC1

RC2

Pre-RTM

RTM

R2 Beta 1

R2 Beta 2

R2 RC0

R2 RC1

R2 RTM

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