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It will work great for that functionality. Be warned though, that some applications don't like to be installed in Server 2008, and will deny you access until you get 7, Vista, or XP.

My server build below functions as an HTPC and Server box, 2008 R2 is great.
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It will work great for that functionality. Be warned though, that some applications don't like to be installed in Server 2008, and will deny you access until you get 7, Vista, or XP.

My server build below functions as an HTPC and Server box, 2008 R2 is great.
Yeah like getting AV software to work. I normally don't run AV software but was curious to see if my machine was infected over the years. Took me a while but I eventually got it, was a hack of a time though. All to find out my system was clean. =P lol I did learn how to get AV on 2008 R2 though. =)
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Yeah like getting AV software to work. I normally don't run AV software but was curious to see if my machine was infected over the years. Took me a while but I eventually got it, was a hack of a time though. All to find out my system was clean. =P lol I did learn how to get AV on 2008 R2 though. =)
Seems like MSE is supported? I haven't tried installing it yet though...
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I dunno, I did it just for ****s and giggles. MSE isn't supported either. I'll probably end up removing mine anyways, it doesn't properly update and always messes with my boot.
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