I am new to Windows Server 2003 R2. I want to install the latest service pack. After Google, I am still confused - which is the lastest service pack version for Windows Server 2003 R2? SP1 or SP2?

BTW: I am using 32-bit.

thanks in advance, George


I'm assuming you mean service pack when you say fixpack. If so, it's SP2.


  • Yes, I mean service pack. For Windows Server 2003 RC1, the lastest service pack is sp3? – George2 Oct 24 '09 at 4:28
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    No. For Windows Server 2003, the latest service pack is SP2 – Izzy Oct 24 '09 at 4:44
  • A little bit confused. Final confirm with you, you mean for both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 RC2, the lastest version of service pack is SP2? – George2 Oct 24 '09 at 4:47
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    It doesn't matter if you have R2 or not. The latest service pack for any Windows Server 2003 is SP2. – Izzy Oct 24 '09 at 4:50

R2 in only an add-on for Windows Server 2003. The O.S. version is still the same (as opposed to Windows Server 2008 R2, which is a wholly different thing from Windows Server 2008).

The latest service pack for Windows Server 2003, be it R2 or not, is Service Pack 2.

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