Powershell – Install Server Core GUI Features

If you have Windows Server 2012 R2 Core installed but you want to be able to use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) then you can use the following Powershell command to enable it:

 Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell –Source d:sourcessxs  

NOTE: you should ensure that your source location is correct and up to date with your Windows Updates.

Once this is complete, you should reboot your server to fully enable the GUI.

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