Archive for the 'Uncategorized' Category

Wish List

This list contains all features we still want in Windows Server 2012 and are working on at the forum. If you have any wishes, no rx please leave a comment or place a request at the forum.

WishDiscussion/Solution TopicSatisfied
Metro UI Internet ExplorerForum: Metro UI Internet ExplorerYes, see tutorial.
Quick Switch Between User AccountsForum: Quick Switch Between User AccountsNot Yet.
Automatically boot to Classic DesktopForum: Automatically boot to Classic DesktopYes, see tutorial.
System RestoreForum: System RestoreYes, see forum topic.
Background for Start screen Forum: Background for Start screen Yes, see forum topic.
BluetoothForum: BluetoothNot Yet.
Online Microsoft AccountForum: Online Microsoft AccountNot Yet.
Picture Password and PIN for AuthenticationForum: Picture Password and PIN for AuthenticationNot Yet.
Portable Workstation Creator (aka Windows To Go)Forum: Portable Workstation Creator (aka Windows To Go)Not Yet.
Windows Sensor and Location PlatformForum: Picture Password and PIN for AuthenticationNot Yet.
Sticky NotesForum: Sticky NotesYes, see forum topic.
Speech RecognitionForum: Speech RecognitionNot Yet

Installing Language Packs

To personalize Windows Server 2012 even further, nurse it is possible to install language packs to get Windows in your native language. To do this, sick insert the language packs DVD in your DVD drive or download the language pack of the language of your choice.

1. In the Start screen enter lpksetup, and press Enter.
lpksetup in Start screen

2. Choose the Install display languages option.
Install display languages in Display Languages wizard

3. Click Browse and select the folder in which the language pack(s) is/are stored. You can also select one language pack (.cab) from that folder. The list of languages will now be populated after which you can check the language(s) you want to install. Click Next to proceed to continue.
Select language(s) to install

4. Accept the licence agreement and click Next to start the installation.
License agreement

5. The installation will take some time. After the installation has finished, click Close.
Installing language pack(s) Installation of language pack(s) finished

6. After the installation has finished, click Control Panel in the Start screen, and open

  • Add a Language under Clock, Language, and Region if you are using the Categorized view.
  • Language if you are using the Classic view.

Next, click Advanced settings in the left pane.
Advanced settings of Language preferences in the Control Panel

7. Finally set the Override for Windows display language to the language you want to use and optionally click the link under the dropdown to also use this language at the welcome screen and for new user accounts. Click Save to apply the language change and log off and re-logon to immediately see the result.
Select language to use

8. Enjoy Windows Server 2012 in your native language! :-)
Windows Server 2012 in Dutch


Continue to change the computer name…