Installation guide Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 2 gigabyte (GB) RAM
- 60 GB of available hard disk space
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Verify that you have a stable Internet connection during installation. Please follow these steps for a successful activation.
If you already have a (installed) version of Windows Server 2012 R2 as a download or on USB / DVD, first try activating this version with our product key. Make sure your version of Windows matches the Windows version of the product key. Otherwise, or in case the installation doesn’t work, continue with point 2.
After downloading, burn the ISO file to DVD or save it to USB. Once you boot your PC / Laptop with the DVD / Pendrive the installation program will run. Follow the guided steps of the program to complete its installation.
This supplied Microsoft installation includes a 180-day trial. To convert to a full version, run the command:
and then in the console, run the command
as administrator run this other command:
Dism /Online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX
(Instead of the Xs, enter the product key)
We wish you a successful installation. If you still have problems or questions about the installation, please contact our customer service at any time. We will help you as soon as possible.