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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook by Leandro Carvalho

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Enabling and disabling the graphical interface in Hyper-V

Server Core has many installation benefits, but there are a few situations where the GUI is better and provides more options; for example, when we need to troubleshoot a problem on the server. Even with the handy tools from the previous task, nothing replaces the full server installation.

Windows Server 2012 allows the GUI installation and uninstallation; making our job easier when the GUI is necessary and providing all the benefits of a Server Core installation when you need it. It also allows a third option that enables the graphical management tools.

The three options available on Windows Server 2012 are as follows:

  • Server Core: This option provides default installation with command ...

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