In this guide we will be reviewing the installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 in exactly 9 steps. So here we go!
Windows Server 2012 R2 has some minimum requirements which are listed below:
- Processor - 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
- RAM - 512 MB
- Disk Space - 32 GB
Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
Step 1: Insert a DVD of Windows Server 2012 R2 into your system and start it. Once you get a message "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD..", press an Enter key
Step 2: Choose the language, time and currency format, keyboard or input method and click Next
Step 3: Click Install now
Step 4: Choose the operating system you want to install and click Next
Step 5: Click Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)
Step 9: Login with your current password and start enjoying Windows Server 2012 R2
It takes just a few steps to install Windows server 2012 R2 on a machine. Once you are done change your time, time zone, date, server name and firewall settings by reading this related tutorial. You can then configure domain controller, additional domain controller, DNS or DHCP.