Turn in System Core from Full Installation Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 has a greate future that can turn into Server Core withou need to reinstall all the OS instead of Windows Server 2008. I would like to share with you this feature. Server Core installation is very usefull when you use HYPER-V Roles in your hysical Server. 

In this article i explain how can turn into Server Core from Full Installation and after turn again from Server Core in Full Instalaltion.

Let's start !!

  • Open PowerShell as Administrator and run the following command

Remove-WindowsFeature User-Interfaces-Infra –Restart

When finish will be restart and that's. Now you have turn the Windows Server in Server Core Installation and will be like this


If you want to enable again Gui run the following powershell command

  • Type the command powershell and then run the command

Add-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell

When finish the Windows Server will be restart.


That's it

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