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Upgrade from windows Server 2012 standard to 2012 R2 standard RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    I want to know how can i upgrade my windows server 12 standard to windows server 2012R2 standard .

    I am having a server where windows server 12 standard is installed.(System is standalone not connected to any network)

    I am also having installable media of windows server 2012R2 standard. Can i use media as ISO file in external hard drive and running this media will it be possible to upgrade from windows server 2012 standard to windows server 2012R2 standard.

    Or i have to do any other changes.

    Please provide your suggestion.


    • Edited by Saurabh44 Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:03 AM
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:02 AM

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  • Hi

     You can use the installation media of Windows Server 2012 R2. During the setup process, you will be choose Upgrade.

    Follow the steps on the link; http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/data-center/tips-for-an-easy-upgrade-from-windows-server-2012-to-windows-server-2012-r2/

    Then you should active with your purchased server 2012 r2 key ; https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn303416(v=ws.11).aspx


    This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties or guarantees,and confers no rights. Best regards Burak Uğur

    • Proposed as answer by Tim CerlingMVP Tuesday, November 8, 2016 2:25 PM
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:31 AM
  • Ok thanks for you help.


    abc

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 8:09 AM
  • Hi ,

    Need your help

    Can i install windows server 2012 R2 standard without booting the media. (as Windows server 2012 standard is already installed.)

    I mean can i install by adding media to external drive (Pen drive ) and just clicking the setup file.

    Please help me.


    abc

    Monday, November 14, 2016 8:26 AM
  • Hi,

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    Alvin Wang


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