Are server operating systems supported?

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Before installing XP/VS Server on a server operating system please make sure that the Terminal Server role and the Terminal Server licensing service are not installed.

This applies to all 32bit (x86) and 64bit (x64) versions of Windows Server operating systems.

Please note that on Windows server operating systems a XP/VS Terminal Server Standard or Professional license is required.

Supported operating systems


Last updated: 20 Apr 2016

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  • Supported operating systems

    Windows XP

    All versions including XP Home

    Windows Vista

    All versions including Vista Home Basic and Home Premium

    Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11

    All versions including Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic and Home Premium / Windows 8/8.1/10/11 Home (Standard), Professional and Enterprise

    Windows Server

    Standard and Professional only

    Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2/2016/2019/2022


    Small Business Server (also 2011)
    Web Server and Foundation Server (without the Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services Role)
    Windows Server 2012 (R2)/2016/2019/2022 all versions, also Essentials and Foundation

    Remote Desktop Software

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