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Windows System Resource Manager

Published: December 9, 2002 | Updated: January 17, 2007

Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM), updated for Service Pack 1, is available for use with the following versions of Windows Server 2003:

  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition


WSRM provides resource management and enables the allocation of resources, including processor and memory resources, among multiple applications or Terminal Services users according to business priorities.


  • Only the WSRM administrative client may be installed on Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, Windows XP Professional, or Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
  • This version of WSRM also works with Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

Download Information

If you have installed the trial version of Windows Server 2003, you can download WSRM using the download link on this page. Note that the file you will download is in ISO image format and should be burned to CD before installation.

WSRM is included on a CD with every licensed copy of Windows Server 2003, Enterprise and Datacenter Editions, as well as with Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 and Datacenter x64 Editions, and is covered by the licenses for these products.

WSRM can also be downloaded and burned to CD by anyone who has Windows Server 2003, Enterprise or Datacenter Edition, or Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 or Datacenter x64 Edition.

The WSRM CD will install the administrative client on any 32-bit version of Windows newer than or equal to Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and any 64-bit version of Windows at the SP1 level or higher.

WSRM will only install and run on supported operating systems.