Easy Step-by-Step Guide

Windows Server 2016 Essentials


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

Download your Windows Server version from Microsoft's website:

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

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

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

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


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