windows_server_2008 A few days ago I was reading an article over at the Realtime Windows Server Community (noticed it via ActiveWin) where they were wondering whether Microsoft would release an RC2 build of Server 2008 prior to RTM. Well, thanks to the new Windows Server 2008 RC1 with Hyper-V Beta which is available publicly here, Microsoft may have inadvertently already answered that exact question. Since the Server 2008 build included with the Hyper-V Beta is a newer compile (6001.17119) than the originally released Server 2008 RC1 (6001.17051), Microsoft have included an updated EULA which directly mentions RC2:

Of course this doesn’t guarantee that Microsoft will definitely release an RC2 build however it probably is a pretty good indication of things to come.
News Source: WinBeta