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Hyper-V Server 2012

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Description

Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a dedicated stand-alone product that contains the hypervisor, Windows Server driver model, virtualization capabilities, and supporting components such as failover clustering, but does not contain the robust set of features and roles as the Windows Server operating system. As a result, Microsoft Hyper-V Server produces a small footprint and requires minimal overhead. Organizations consolidating servers where no new Windows Server licenses are required or where the servers being consolidated are running an alternative OS may want to consider Microsoft Hyper-V Server.

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 provides a simple and reliable virtualization solution to help organizations improve their server utilization and reduce costs.

Languages

  • Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Hong Kong), English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Italian, Russian, Spanish

Edition 

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 | 64-bit ISO

Prerequisites

Prior to installing Hyper-V Server 2012, follow these steps:

  1.  Review Hyper-V Server 2012 system requirements
  2.  Register, then download and install full-featured software. 
  3.  Receive emails with resources to guide you through your deployment.

 Installation Guidelines

  • Upon installation you will be prompted to activate.
  • A product key is not required.

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  • Windows Server Essentials edition is a cloud-connected first server designed for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices. If you are considering installing any version of Windows Server Essentials, we would encourage you to consider Microsoft 365.

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    Get started with Hyper-V Server: 2019 | 2016 | 2012 R2 | 2012

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