Windows Server 2008 R2 build 6801

Build of Windows Server 2008 R2
Release nameMilestone 3
OS familyWindows NT
Version number6.1
Build number6801
Build labwinmain_win7m3
Compiled on2008-09-13
Expiration date
Timebomb2009-07-01 (+291 days)
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Windows Server 2008 R2 build 6801 is the earliest available and the official Milestone 3 build of Windows Server 2008 R2. This build changes the branding to "Windows Server 7" and updates the boot screen after setup.

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This build introduces a feature internally known as “drift correction”, which resolves issues related to CPU clock circuit timing that can potentially prevent services from starting up correctly. Clock drift/timing issues plague Windows Server 2008 on Haswell and newer processors from Intel, where the OS will often not boot up successfully or boot up with many services having failed to start due to drift. Hobbyists are figuring out how to port this feature to Windows Server 2008 to resolve this problem.

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