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    Windows Server 8 Beta released

    Windows Server "8" Beta | Windows Server Next Version

    I'm downloading beta now, looks very interesting, espeacially with the storage, networking and server manager updates...

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    Downloading now - will see what this is like!

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    Wasn't this released last Wednesday?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Wasn't this released last Wednesday?
    So it was. Missed that one tucked in there.

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    Perhaps it would be better to have Windows Server 8 related posts in this thread?

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    The look and feel is the same as the client version - ghastly!

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    I haven't looked at it yet, please tell me it doesn't have the silly metro interface on it. I know it's ok for windows 8 tablets, but I don't really think it works on desktops. I doubt Microsoft would be silly enough to include metro in a server os though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dezt View Post
    I doubt Microsoft would be silly enough to include metro in a server os though.
    Never underestimate stupidity.

    Logon takes you into desktop, with Server manager, but it is essentially the same Metro pain, just without lots of consumer Apps.



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