Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Installing Windows Server 2012 with GUI

To install Windows Server 2012, make sure the server meet the minimum system requirement.

  • 1.4 Ghz 64-bit processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 32 GB disk space
  • DVD drive
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor
  • Keyboard and Microsoft mouse (or other compatible pointing device)
Installing Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 installation DVD

1. Power in the server and insert the Windows Server 2012 installation DVD.

2. On setup screen, you can select the "Language", "Time and currency format" and "Keyboard or input method".
3. In my environment, I don't need to modify it. Click "Next".

4. Click "Install now".

5. Provide the product key for Windows Server 2012, click "Next".

6. On "Select the operating system you want to install", select "Windows Server 2012 Datacenter (Server with a GUI)".

7. Click "Next".
8. Read the "License terms", check "I accept the license terms".

9. Click "Next".
10. On "Which type of installation do you want", select "Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)".

11. On "Where do you want to install Windows", select the "Hard disk".

Remark: If there is more than 1 hard disk in the server, you have to select the hard disk which is the first boot priority.

12. Click "Next".

Now, the Windows Server 2012 is installing in the server.

13. Provide a password of Administrator on this server.

14. Click "Finish".

As a result, the installation of Windows Server 2012 was finished. You can log in as Administrator on the server.

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