Windows 7 is a popular desktop operating system to use, and it's preinstalled on many new computers. But, if you want to upgrade, you'll have to bite the bullet and pay for it. Or... do you? Windows Server 2008 R2 is the same operating system, just tweaked slightly to run better on servers. And, seeing as it's provided to students for free, you may as well download and use it to keep up to date.
But this doesn't come without its problems. This short guide will show you exactly how to tweak it to run just as Windows 7 would.To read more about this, head on over to the ZDNet iGeneration blog.