Convert your Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Workstation

Using this manual you will be able to use Windows Server 2008 R2 as a lightning fast Workstation which allows you to use applications, develop or play games better than you ever could on a home user Operating System like Windows 7 or Windows Vista!

Table of Contents

1. Installation (Multiboot Installation), Drivers, OS Language, Computer Name and Owner Information
2. Wireless Networking
3. New User, Auto Logon and Password Restrictions
4. Disable Ctrl+Alt+Del at Logon and Shutdown Event Tracker
5. Enable Sound and Windows Startup Sound
6. Enable performance for Applications
7. Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security
8. Themes, Sidebar, Aero Cursors, Thumbnails in Windows Explorer, Boot Screen and Logon Screen
9. Missing Games Explorer and gameux.dll, xinput9_1_0.dll and MS DirectMusic Core Services, Game Controllers
10. 240 days Evaluation

More Features

11. Sticky Notes
12. Enable Remote Desktop with Aero
13. Bluetooth, see forum topic
14. Windows 7 Games, see forum topic
15. System Restore, see forum topic
16. Tweaking Services, see forum topic
17. H.264 and AAC Support, download from Microsoft Downloads – Update for Desktop Experience Decoder for Windows Server 2008 R2
18. TV Card (BDA Hardware Support), see forum topic and eHome IR Transceiver
19. Boot Optimization, see forum topic

Additional Pages

Win2008workstation.com Forum
Security Software Compatibility
Games Compatibility
Wish List

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