"Adrian" <NoSpam@Hotmail.com> wrote in message
> Windows Server is licensed per physical processor, irrespective of how
> many cores are on the processor.
That is what I thought. Thanks.
> Standard Edition Windows support 4 processors. These processors can be
> single, dual or quad core today. Windows will use all cores on all
> processors that it supports.
> For example, if a server has 4 processors, and each is dual core, the
> customer can install Windows Server Standard Edition and it will use all 8
> cores. Task manager will show 8 CPUS and applications can leverage all 8 .
> Another example, if the server had 4 Quad Core CPU's installed, then the
> customer could install Windows Server Standard edition and use all 16
Herb Martin, MCSE, MVP
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