Category: Installation and Configuration

Disable SEHOP 6

Disable SEHOP

For security reasons, Windows Server 2012 by default has enabled Structured Exception Handling Overwrite Protection (SEHOP) for all applications and services. This can lead to problems when running games and applications. In case you...

Disable DEP 11

Disable DEP

For security reasons, Windows Server 2012 by default has enabled Data Execution Prevention (DEP) for all applications and services. This can lead to problems when running games and applications. In case you encounter applications...

Boot to Classic Desktop 16

Boot to Classic Desktop

After installing the Desktop Experience feature, Windows Server 2012 will automatically boot to the Start screen. Thanks to Igal Tabachnik with his post at the hmemcpy Blog, it is possible to automatically boot to...

Drivers 20

Drivers

I haven’t installed Windows Server 2012 nor Windows 8 yet on a physical PC so haven’t been able to write a page about installing drivers. For now you can however use the instructions from...

eHome IR Transceiver 21

eHome IR Transceiver

To get your Media Center remote controller working in Windows Server 2012, you need to install the following package. 1. Download ehome.zip (314 KB) from win2012workstation. 2. After downloading the zip extract the zip,...

Installing Language Packs 8

Installing Language Packs

To personalize Windows Server 2012 to meet your language needs, it is possible to install language packs to get Windows in your native language. To do this, insert the language packs DVD in your...

Wireless Networking 11

Wireless Networking

Out of the box, Windows Server 2012 doesn’t support Wireless LAN. In the following steps, we will install support for connecting to wireless networks. 1. Start the Server Manager and click the Add roles...

Owner Information 2

Owner Information

By default Windows Server 2012 is installed with Windows User as owner and an empty Organization name. In many programs you install like Microsoft Office or Microsoft Visual Studio these are set as default...

Performance for Applications instead of Background Services 1

Performance for Applications instead of Background Services

Windows Server is built to be used as a serving operating system. Therefore by default, priority is given to background services instead of Windows applications. To increase the responsiveness of applications, priority should be...

Converter 23

Converter

To automate the whole process of converting Windows Server 2012 to a Workstation, neige and his team The Horsemen created a converter application. The download link and more information about the development can be...