A do-it-yourself guide for installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

A do-it-yourself guide for installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

This is a do-it-your-self guide for installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials on a new server. I assume that you have some experience installing a new operating system on a computer. It may even be a new installation of Windows on your home computer or laptop because the basics of installing Windows on a server is not much different. You need to understand the basic concepts of networking. If you have bought a new server from Dell or HP and you need to create a new array I suggest you read the manuals from those manufacturers.

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