A first look: Microsoft Longhorn Server Beta 3

By Mark W. Kaelin

In late April 2007, Microsoft released the Beta 3 version of Microsoft Server, code named Longhorn. The evaluation copy is our best indication yet of what features will be included in the next official release of Microsoft Server. In this first look gallery, we show you the basic installation and configuration screens found in Beta 3.

By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.