Together with Windows 7 RTM, Windows Server 2008 R2 has also been released to manufacturing. Windows Server 2008 R2 also has the same build version number of 6.1.7600.16385.090713-1255, which was compiled on July 13, 2009. There is no official or original DVD ISO images for Windows Server 2008 R2 been leaked or available for general download yet. However, the original genuine Windows Server 2008 R2 installation files, including install.wim is indeed been extracted from original DVD.

Similar to end-user home-made Windows 7 RTM DVD ISO, Windows Server 2008 R2 installation files alone can’t be used to boot up a machine. Thus, Windows 7 enthusiasts have compiled bootable Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM DVD ISO by using the original installation files and folders set distributed by Microsoft internally. The result is equally good ISO image of Windows Server 2008 R2, but will have a different SHA1, MD5 and CRC hash checksum values from the original Microsoft released ISO.

Windows 7 enthusiasts who can’t wait for a few more days for genuine DVD ISO to be officially released via MSDN and TechNet on August 14, 2009 (according to Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM release schedule), can download these home-made Windows Server 2008 R2 ISO.

Download Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM Build 7600.16385 64-bit (x64) Volume Licensing (VL)

Note: Windows Server 2008 R2 only available in 64-bit (x64) flavor.

File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_server_en-us_VL-GRMSXVOL_EN_DVD.iso
Language: English
Size:2,995,314,688 byte


File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_server_ru-ru_VL-GRMSXVOL_RU_DVD.iso
Language: Russian
Size:3,141,636,096 bytes


Update: Download Windows Server 2008 R2 ISO (Official free trial links)