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This article discusses support for running Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer.
For System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 to support Windows Server 2008-based computers, you must install all required hotfixes for Windows Server 2008, or you must install Windows 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
You must install the hotfixes for Windows Server 2008 before you install new System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 roles for the first time.
If you perform an in-place upgrade to Windows Server 2008 from a Windows Server 2003-based system that supports System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, you must install the Windows Server 2008 hotfixes immediately after the in-place upgrade is complete.
Required Windows Server 2008 hotfixesThe following hotfixes are available for Windows Server 2008, and must be installed on the computer.
Note The hotfixes mentioned in this section are included in Windows Server 2008 SP2. You do not have to install these hotfixes if you install Windows Server 2008 SP2.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951327/ )The System Center Operations Manager 2007 console may crash in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista when you open the Health Explorer window
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952664/ )The Event Log service may stop responding because of a deadlock on a Windows Server 2008-based computer
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953290/ )An application may crash when it uses legacy methods to query performance counter values in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971410/ )List of issues that are fixed in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2