Windows Server 2003

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Windows Server 2003
Version of Microsoft Windows
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Codename .NET Server, Whistler Server
Kernel NT 5.2
Architecture x86, AMD64, IA-64
Latest build RTM 5.2.3790
Release date 24/04/2003 (RTM)
6/12/2005 (R2)
Support end Mainstream support until 13/07/2010.
Extended support until 14/07/2015.
Replaces 2000 (Server)
Replaced by Server 2008

Windows Server 2003 (Code named .NET Server or Whistler Server), is the server counterpart of Windows XP.


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


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


Please note that the build list is sorted by compile date, not build number.

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Early Development

Beta 1

Beta 2

Beta 3





R2 Beta 1

R2 Beta 2

R2 RC0