Server Core Conversion
Sybex Author and Microsoft MVP William Panek will show you tricks, tips, and configuration choices for Microsoft Operating Systems. William Panek is the author of dozens of Microsoft certification and technical books. He has books currently out in Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, Active Directory, Infrastructure, and Windows 7.

In this video, StormWind Instructor and Sybex Author Will Panek shows you how to convert a Windows Server 2012 R2 GUI version to a Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core Version. Here are the two commands promised in the video....

To Convert GUI Version to Server Core
Uninstall-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra,Server-Gui-Shell -Restart

To Convert Server Core to GUI Version
Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra,Server-Gui-Shell –Restart

If you would like or need to get additional training, please feel free to contact Will Panek or StormWind Studios ( for class schedules and pricing.