Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation Process step by step


In this post, I will show you installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 step by step process. Before, you start a clean installation of Windows Server 2012 R2, we have to review the minimum system requirements for windows server 2012 r2. If system requirement is not meet, you will not able to install windows server 2012 r2.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • CPU: Minimum 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
  • RAM: Minimum 512 MB
  • Disk:  Minimum 32 GB
  • Network: Gigabit (10/100/1000 Ethernet adapter)

Microsoft Recommended Requirements:

  • CPU :  2 GHz or faster
  • RAM : 2 GB RAM or greater
  • Disk :  40 GB or greater
  • Network: Gigabit (10/100/1000 Ethernet adapter)

First, download the Windows Server 2012 R2 ISO Image and make sure the server is configured to boot from CD/DVD and then mount the ISO Image to CD/DVD and start the installation.

you will receive the windows setup screen and select the language as English (United States) and click Next.1

Click Install now to begin the installation2

You can install Standard Edition or Datacenter Edition.But, here I am selecting Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenter (Server with a GUI) and click Next3

Check the box, I accept the license terms and click Next4

Select Custom: Install Window only (advanced)5

Select Unallocated space to install Windows and click Next6

Windows installation is in progress7

Provide Administrator password and re-enter password, then click Finish8

Its Finalizing the settings9

Click Begin Install to complete installation10

Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to sign in11

Provide Administrator password and press Enter12

13                        Once installation is completed means, we have to follow the post installation steps. I hope this is informative for you. Thanks for reading my post……! If you feel worth please share it in social media.



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