In order to continue to use Services for NFS feature in Windows 8 client, Windows 7 users will have to upgrade to Windows 8 Enterprise edition.
In Windows 7, this feature can be enabled for Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate editions. In Windows 8, Services for NFS feature is available only in Windows 8 Enterprise edition and not available in Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro editions. So, when upgrading from a qualifying Windows 7 edition to any other Windows 8 edition except Windows 8 Enterprise, users will lose the capability to use Services for NFS feature thereby will not be able to access NFS shares.
Article ID: 2769923 - Last Review: Oct 18, 2012 - Revision: 1