How to Install Windows Server 2012R2 on VirtualBox

  1. Download Windows Server 2012R2 evaluation from “https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/”

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2. Start Oracle Virtual Manager, Select NEW

Name: Windows Server 2012R2

Type: Microsoft Windows

Version: Windows 2012(64-bit)

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3. Give 5120M memory size

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4. Create an virtual hard disk now

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5. Choose “VDI( VirtualBox Disk Image)

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6. Choose “Dynamically allocated”

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7. Give size 30GB

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8. Also you can choose where the VDI image file location

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9. Click “create” to create “Windows Server 2012R2” virtual machine.

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10. Now attach the ISO image to the virtual CD/DVD drive by :

a)Ensure the Windows Server 2012R2 VM is selected and click Settings.
b)Select Storage. Click on Empty under IDE Controller.
c)In the Attributes section, click on “+”sign for adding optimal disk.
d)Select “Choose a disk file”.
e)Browse to the location where you saved the Windows DVD ISO file and select it.
f)Click Open.
g)It should look similar to the following graphic.

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11)  Now we can install Windows 2012R2 now

a)Select the Windows Server 2012R2 VM in VirtualBox and click Start.
When the Install screen appears, click Next.

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b)Click Install Now.

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c)Select 2012 evalution Datacenter (Server with a GUI) and click next. The Server Core installation includes a command prompt but not a graphical user interface (GUI).

d)Review the license terms, select the checkbox to accept the license terms, and click Next.

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e) Select Custom: Install Windows only (advanced).

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f) The 30 GB drive you created with the VM will be selected as Drive 0 Unallocated Space. Click Next.

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g)The installation will begin :

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h)When prompted, enter a password for the Administrator account in the Password and Retype password text boxes.  Click Finish.

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To log in, press the host key plus the Delete key to simulate the CTRL + ALT + DELETE key combination. The host key is the right-CTRL key by default.

 

 

 

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