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NEC Express5800 Server Series
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Support Kit

NEC Express5800/B120a-d

Product code: N8400-086F, -087F, -088F, -089F, -090F

Windows Server 2008 R2 Support Information

The above NEC products becomes available for Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 by applying the NEC Express5800 Windows Server 2008 R2 Support Kit, which is a generic name of the module groups for supporting Windows Server 2008 R2 and is delivered through this page.

About installing Windows Server 2008 R2

The installation procedure is detailed in the Installation Guide downloadable from this page.
Read carefully the guide and this page before installing the Support Kit.

  • Download the necessary driver modules for installing Windows Server 2008 R2 from the tables below and expand them on a CD-R or other media.
    Refer to the Installation Guide or Readme.txt included in each module for details on how to expand the modules.
  • BIOS Setup is required to install Windows Server 2008 R2. Refer to the introduction shown at downloading and the Readme.txt included in the downloaded data.
  • Activation is required.
  • Use the Support Kit for the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation as NEC EXPRESSBUILDER bundled with the B120a-d does not support Windows Server 2008 R2 installation.
  • Inplace upgrade installation is not recommended.

Notes for using Windows Server 2008 R2 Operating System

  • Execute AMEXPRES.EXE in the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD bundled with the B120a-d to install the Express Report Service.

Notes for using Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core

  • AFT/ALB function is not supported.
  • NEC ESMPRO Manager is not supported.
  • To use NEC ESMPRO Agent on Server Core, go to Note for NEC ESMPRO Agent.

Notes for using Hyper-V

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Support Kit

[Download modules]
Module name Download
Installation Guide
Installation Guide Download (PDF 817 KB)
Drivers for Windows Server 2008 R2
NEC Express5800 Driver Set Download
Utilities / Tools
NEC ESMPRO Manager, Agent List
Universal RAID Utility Download

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