Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2012-06-05

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Setup cannot continue because the local computer is not running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or a later version.

Microsoft Exchange 2010 Setup requires that the computer that is used for Microsoft Exchange server roles be running Windows Server 2008 SP2 or a later version.

To resolve this issue, do the following:

For more information about Windows Server 2008 SP2, see the Windows Server 2008 technical documentation at