Tag Archives: Core

VMware tools on Windows Server 2012 Core

The Windows Server 2012 Core gives you just a basic command prompt window, so where do you click to install the VMware tools? You don’t! Just click on the Install/Upgrade VMware Tools option in your menu and type the following command : D:\setup64.exe /S /v"/qn REBOOT=R" In my lab, the server did not automaticlly reboot, but i really think that …

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How to Add/Remove the GUI in Windows Server 2012

With Windows Server 2012 you have the ability to add and remove Graphical User Interface of your installation. You can configure the basics with Server manager and afterwards remove the gui so the server is core only! There are three layers to be added from core to full GUI: Graphical Management Tools and Infrastructure Server Graphical Shell Desktop Experience So …

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