Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition

The new Foundation edition is only available pre-installed by Server
manufacturers, and isn’t on MSDN. Anyone happen to know how to get hold
of a copy for testing against? Always worry with these bottom-end
minimal editions that something will be absent which my product depends
on, and there’s only one way to be sure …

I can’t say for certain, or really at all, but I can report that when I last installed W2K8R2, there were at least 30 options to choose from in that first menu that comes up in ‘text’ setup. I hadn’t a clue what almost any of them are, and ‘Foundation’ doesn’t ring a bell, but maybe it’s in there.

Good luck,