Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 as Guest OS
To install the operating
system, we first need to mount the Windows Server ISO and play the virtual machine. After that, we can follow the installation wizard.
- Launch VMWare Player. Go to Start | VMWare | VMWare Player.
- Select SQL2012VM and then select Edit
settings, as shown in the following screenshot:
- Let's increase the memory settings—adjust this based on your available hardware configurations. For our purposes we will increase memory to 2 GB (or 2048 MB), but you can definitely set this higher if you wish. Just make sure you have enough memory still left for your host OS, and other ...