Do you know what features to install on a Windows Server VHD?

Last updated by StevenAndrews about 4 years ago.See history

When you setup a new Windows Server VHD it will be lacking a few components that need to be installed so it can function as a personal computer as well as a presentation computer.

  1. Open Server Manager
  2. Click on Add Features
  3. Install Desktop Experience and Wireless LAN Service

If you want to enable themes:

  1. Open services.msc and Enable the Themes service
  2. Then go to the Start Menu and type Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows
  3. Put the radio button in Adjust for best performance
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