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How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core

How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core

How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core. In the previous article, we taught you how to convert Windows Core to Windows Server. In this article, we are going to teach you How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core.

Join us in the continuation of this tutorial.

As you know, Windows Server 2012 had three different work environments that the user was able to select each of these three to work with the server. In the continuation of this article, we will explain the three modes of Windows Server 2012.

 

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Three modes of Windows Server 2012

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1. Windows with full graphical environment

This mode, known as Windows Server Full GUI Features, has all the features and roles of Windows, and the graphical environment is fully installed and is similar to regular versions of Windows.

 

2. Windows with minimal graphics

This Windows Server desktop, known as the Windows Server Minimal GUI, boots Windows with minimal graphics.

It provides you with all the management roles and consoles, and there is no more news about a beautiful and eye-catching Windows environment and Start Menu in it.

3. Windows Core

This mode, commonly known as Windows Core, has no graphical environment at all. You will only see a CMD window after installing Windows, which can also open PowerShell and use only PowerShell and CMD commands.

In the following, we will teach you how to convert Windows with a complete graphical environment to Windows Core and Windows with a minimal graphical environment.

Note: All of the following commands are PowerShell commands and must be entered in the PowerShell environment.

 

Learn how to convert Windows Server to Windows Core

A) Convert Windows with maximum graphics to Windows with minimum graphics

1. Open PowerShell with Administrator access.

2. Enter the following command to enter the Server Manager module:

Import-module Servermanager

3. Then enter the following command to minimize the full Windows graphical environment:

Uninstall-WindowsFeatures Server-Gui-Shell -Restart

By entering the above command, your Windows will restart after the operation.

You will end up with an environment like the one below:

 

How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core

 

B) Convert Windows with minimal graphics to Windows Core

1. Open PowerShell with Administrator access.

Import-module Servermanager

2. Enter the following command to remove the minimum graphics of Windows and boot Windows as Core.

Uninstall-WindowsFeatures Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra -Restart

After entering the above command, the graphical environment will be at least removed and Windows will restart, and after booting, you will encounter an image like the one below:

 

How to convert Windows Server to Windows Core

 

C) Convert Windows with full graphics to Windows Core

This command is used to convert Windows with a complete graphical environment to Windows Core at once.

1. First enter PowerShell and enter the following command to enter the Server Manager module:

import-module ServerManager

2. Enter the following command to convert Windows from Full GUI mode to Core.

Uninstall-WindowsFeatures Server-Gui-Shell,Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra -restart

After entering the above command, PowerShell will start deleting the graphical environment completely and Windows Server will boot as Core after restart.

In this way, you can easily convert Windows with a complete graphical environment to Windows with a minimal graphical environment and then to Windows Core.

 

Also, see:

1. How to Check Server Load on a Windows Server

2. How to Set the RDP limit on Windows Server

3. How to transfer file using RDP to Windows Server

4. How to Change Windows Password on vps

 

 

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