Two days later, the beta was released to the public via the Microsoft Download Center. The remaining languages were available around August IT professionals with TechNet subscriptions were able to download Windows Server R2 and obtain product keys for English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish variants beginning August 14 and all remaining languages beginning August Volume licensing customers without an SA were able to purchase Windows Server R2 through volume licensing by September 1. Additionally, qualifying students have been able to download Windows Server R2 Standard edition in 15 languages from the Microsoft Imagine program known as DreamSpark at the time. Features new to Windows 7 A reviewer guide published by the company describes several areas of improvement in R2. IIS 7. Since many zones use a different algorithm — including the root zone — this means that in reality Windows still can't serve as a recursive resolver.
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