Performing an upgrade (1.3.8.1)

To perform an upgrade from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016, complete the following steps:

  1. Insert the Windows Server 2016 DVD disk, or plug in the USB flash drive, and run the setup file, as in Figure 2.24:
Figure 2.24. Running Windows Server's 2016 setup
  1. Shortly, the Get important updates window will display. With the Download and install updates (recommended) option selected, click Next to continue, as shown in Figure 2.25:
Figure 2.25. Getting important updates to help ease the upgrade

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