help me find cheap windows server 2008 r2 license

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by t0mmyr, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. t0mmyr

    t0mmyr [H]ard|Gawd

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    cheapest i can find is $660, it's a bit much for what this server will be doing (which won't be much at all)
     
  2. rhansen5_99

    rhansen5_99 [H]ard|Gawd

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  3. munkle

    munkle [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Well if it wont be doing much at all why not try linux? What features do you need from it?
     
  4. white_devil

    white_devil Limp Gawd

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    How about you quit asking for help finding deals in the forum dedicated to POSTING deals?
     
  5. DeChache

    DeChache The ONE - Your Ignorance Annoys Me

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    Look for Foundation Edition
     
  6. Treyshadow

    Treyshadow [H]ard|Gawd

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    Business or pleasure? If this is pleasure just get a Technet subscription.
     
  7. ivesceneenough

    ivesceneenough Limp Gawd

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    do you have a .edu email?

    dreakspark?
     
  8. CrimsonKnight13

    CrimsonKnight13 Lord Stabington of [H]ard|Fortress

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    Utilizing a TechNet Standard subscription is a good way to go & it's way cheaper to use for a year.
     
  9. k1pp3r

    k1pp3r [H]ardness Supreme

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    Do you have a corporation? You could try to go for MAPS subscription
     
  10. MaxBurn

    MaxBurn [H]ard|Gawd

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    IF it is just to test there is an eval version you can get from microsoft. I have been using that an awful lot lately in VMware. It expires after a while though.
     
  11. jadams

    jadams 2[H]4U

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    If you have a verifiyable college email address check out dreamspark.com

    Server 2008R2, free of charge, for educational purposes of couse.
     
  12. munkle

    munkle [H]ardForum Junkie

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    SWEET, I never new about that site. It's sweet to be a student sometimes.

    Edit: you set me up! :p My school isn't listed on that site so I either have to buy some student Id or go to my school and tell them to get added.

    Edit2: nvm you didn't set me up. Firefox just doesn't display the school list correctly.
     
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  13. jadams

    jadams 2[H]4U

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    That site has a plethora of other free MS software for education purposes.

    Note how i keep saying "educational purposes"

    I view that as... Every time I login i learn something new, even if its in production ;)"