Installing Windows Server 2003 R2

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

This documentation provides information about installing or upgrading the Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 R2 operating system and its components.

Windows Server 2003 R2 contains two product discs. Disc 1 contains the latest version of Windows Server 2003. Disc 2 contains the installation files for the Windows Server 2003 R2 optional components.


Installing Disc 2 does not automatically install the Windows Server 2003 R2 optional components. After Setup is complete, you can install the optional components by using Add/Remove Windows Components in Control Panel. You also have the option to add or upgrade server roles by using Manage Your Server. For more information about these options, see Installing Optional Components and Server Roles.

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