Green-Light Your Applications for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 With the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems launching soon, there’s no better time to get ahead of your competition by making your applications compatible. And when you confirm with Microsoft that your application is compatible, you get access to valuable marketing resources, including no-charge listings in Microsoft directories and customisable marketing templates, to help you get the message to your customers.