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How to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008


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This article describes Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 support on computers that are running Windows Server 2008. This article also describes how to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008.

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In Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) and in later versions of Windows Server 2008, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is no longer included as a Server role. Additionally, you cannot install the release version of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer.

However, you can install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer by using Windows SharePoint Services Service Pack 1 (SP1).

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1 package now.
Download the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 with Service Pack 1 package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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For more information about how to perform a stand-alone installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on Windows Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft Web site:For more information about how to deploy a simple Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 farm in a Windows Server 2008 environment, visit the following Microsoft Web site:For more information about Windows SharePoint Services, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Article Info
Article ID : 943587
Revision : 3
Created on : 12/13/2007
Published on : 12/13/2007
Exists online : False
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