Easy Step-by-Step Guide

Windows Server 2016 Datacenter


Please follow these steps to download, install and activate 
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter successfully:

Download your Windows Server version from Microsoft's website:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2016 gcm

Choose "Windows Server 2016" and download the image file gcm

Copy the required files to a DVD or an USB flash drive and perform the installation gcm

To activate Windows Server, run the CMD as admin and perform the following command:

Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX- XXXXX-XXXXX

(Instead of the X, please enter the product key) gcm