As you know we have many ways to installing windows server 2012 R2, but now I want to show you. The easiest way of installation windows server 2012 R2 with the help of VMware machine and we can install more then one windows on a VMware machine such as windows 8, windows10 or any other, and then you can connect with each other in VMware know install windows server 2012 R2.
How to Install Windows Sever in VMware
Ok let’s go to start installation of windows Server 2012 R2. First of all you must to install VMware, and then copy windows images in your computer when you have ben copy windows image click on create a Mew Virtual Machine, and then waiting. The next page will be open.
Now it will be ask you what type of configuration do you want typical or custom?
- Though we have two kinds of installing the first one typical it means automatically you’re your windows such us Network IP, Hard ware, CD Rom and any other.
- The next one is custom it means you must to make your windows step by step. May be typical is better then custom because of that I want to select the first one.
(Typical) Ok when you selected click on
Click on the next button.
Ok now if you want to install with CD Rom. So, select the first one it means installer disc, but now I want to install whet install disc image. Ok select it and then fend setup of windows server 2012 R2, image is in your computer choose the second then click on Brows fend your image, ok wait for a short time it will be open.
Ok the windows Server setup is hear. Now select windows setup and then click open the setup will be select.
You have been selected your windows setup in your system. Click on the next button for installation, windows server 2012 R2.
See it gives automatically give’s 60 GB for specify disk capacity it means the recommended size of windows Server is 60GB now press on next, the next page will be open.
your computer is ready to create a virtual machine if you want to change your sitting. such as memory, network adopter or hard disk, so, Click on Customize your hardware and then click on finish to create virtual machine and installing windows.
Once the setup files are loaded, the setup will start with the following screen. You can change these to meet your needs (the default values should be fine for now)
now the windows server 2012 R2 will be install click on next.
Ok, once you click Next, you can start the installation, click on (install now) and wait for a short time the next page will be open.
In the following setup screen, you will see four options. Select Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Evaluation (Server With A GUI) And then click on nixt.
After you click Next from previous screen, Read the License terms, tick the <I accept the license terms>when you accept click on Next.
Now, it will be ask you for the drive (or partition) you want to install Windows on. Here I’m installing it on the one partition I have here. NOTE: This will remove the content of the partition. Either you can create a partition to install windows on, or you can test this on a testing machine, ok first click on new and then select the size of your drive, and then, click on apply.
Now once we picked our partition, clicking on next from previous screen will start the installation of windows setup. This process might take a while. Waiting the installation will finish and the password page will be open.
Once the setup is done, it will restart and start your Windows Server 2012 for the first time. It will ask you then to set up a password for the server Administrator user. When you type your password, click on finish.
The setup will finalize your settings, might take a couple of minutes.
Once the setup is done, you can log-in for the first time to your Windows Server, as the screen says, press (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) to log-in, and use the password you set in the setup process, and press enter.
Successfully you have done, the installation of windows server 2012 R2. Now you can use it.
I wish success for you dear, And, if you want to know clearly, kindly watch the video.
By: lutfullah moqaam