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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Well, you’ve made it past the table of contents and have arrived at the Introduction, so I guess I better start introducing this book to you and explaining what it’s about. This is the first book about Microsoft Windows Server 2008 published by Microsoft Press, and let me be straight with you right from the beginning. What? A book about Windows Server 2008 is being published when the product is only in Beta 3? Won’t it have inaccuracies? (Sure.) Aren’t features still subject to change? (Yup.) Doesn’t that make this a "throwaway" book? (Not on your life, you’ll see.) And why would Microsoft Press publish a book about a product that’s not even finished yet?

The short answer to that final question is that Microsoft Press has ...

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