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The servers listed in this matrix indicates that the operating system has been successfully tested on the server with HP ProLiant value-add software drivers and management software.  HP will accept support questions regarding these value-add software or other HP hardware/software components running on the operating system.  For issues found and verified to be specific to the operating system, please work directly with Microsoft.

All Microsoft supported and certified servers are officially listed in the Microsoft Windows Server Catalog.


  • Certified : The server supported takes advantage of all features of the Windows Server operating system and listed in the Windows Server Catalog.
  • Sold by HP :  Windows Server OEM licenses are available for purchase with the listed ProLiant server either directly from HP or your local HP authorized reseller. 

Click on the product or checked boxes to obtain product information, downloads, certifications, and documentation.


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Windows Server 2000

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BL series Windows 2000(3)
BL480c(2) Windows product info Windows product info
BL680c G5
ML series Windows 2000(3)
ML110 G5
ML150 G2(1) Windows product info
ML150 G3 Windows product info
ML310 G4
ML350 G5(2) Windows product info Windows product info
ML370 G4 Windows product info Windows product info Windows product info
ML370 G5(2) Windows product info Windows product info
ML570 G4(2) Windows product info Windows product info


  • S = Server / Standard Edition
  • EE = Enterprise Edition
  • TS = Terminal Server Edition
  • AS = Advanced Server
  • SBS = Small Business Server
  • WEB = Web Edition
  • CCS = Compute Cluster Server 
  • DC = Datacenter (Non-High Availability)
  • EMB = Windows Server 2003 R2 for Embedded Systems

  • Includes support for the two most recent Microsoft Service Packs.
    Language and server support varies by country and by region

  • Windows Catalog doesn't list Windows NT 4.0 results since the OS is being retired

  • "Supported" indicates that an operating system has been successfully tested on the server and drivers are available.

(1) Except with HP 6 Port SATA RAID Controller with Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition

(2) It is recommended that installation of Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition or Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition include Service Pack 1 as ''slipstreamed'' media. Please see Customer Advisory c00658857 and Customer Advisory #EM050425_CW01.

(3) Windows 2000 is in extended support phase from Microsoft. Shown here is the final list of supported ProLiant servers.

(4) The ProLiant DL180 is sold only in Japan.  Product pages will be in Japanese.  Software drivers are available for download by clicking on the checked boxes.

* Microsoft does not deliver a Web Edition for Windows Server 2003 R2

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