I immediately liked it when I ran it, even the choice of default wallpaper.
Here we found that it ran the computers more smoothly than Windows XP - take that however you want, even with a grain of salt .. but that was the impression.
Not all the software that runs on WinXP will run on WinServer. Some will detect the version then refuse, even if you use the compatibility mode. Most stuff does just fine though.
My brother simply does not get lock-ups with WinServer, whereas he would get a very rare one with WinXP Home original. Here I'm trying to recall but ..
Here's the address of a website for people running WinServer on their personal computer:http://www.msfn.org/win2k3/
Change temperature in address to email me.