The following is a comprehensive list of operating systems that are supported as protected machines and/or meet the requirements to run System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007.
Important: DPM supports 32-bit and x64-bit operating systems. DPM does not support ia64-bit operating systems.
Wndows 2008 versions require pre-installation of KB950082
Hotfix for Windows Server 2008 support in DPM 2007
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Overviews of Windows editions are available at the following sites.
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2003
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