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If you have downloaded the public beta of R2 and are looking for assistance or technical resources on the product, you may find the following helpful:

Private R2 Newsgroups: (GREAT Resource)

      –  Server name:

      –  Group: microsoft.private.win2k3server.r2

      –  Account Name: privatenews\r2user

      –  Password: CPP


Windows Server 2003 R2 TechCenter at Technet:



Windows Server 2003 R2 Reviewers Guide: (a really good read)




Ward Ralston