Installing Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Microsoft has released a public beta version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Today I am going so show you the setup experience. The first screens are exactly the same as Windows Server 2012.

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So, when the Windows install is done we kick off the Essentials part.This looks very much like the old SBS/SBSE install.

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One difference is that we now have a GUI for migrating to Essentials. I will go into more detail on this a little bit later.

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The setup is now down. I will continue in the next post with the configuration.

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