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Windows Server 2012! – Turn the GUI Off and On Using Core

When Server Core originally shipped, a lot of Windows admins avoided it because you could only use the command line, but this changes with Windows Server 2012 which enabled the use of a hybrid mode.

Step 1: Let’s start powershell by entering “powershell” in the command prompt

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Step 2: Type in: Add-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell, Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra

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Step 3: This is a good sign you will need to restart your machine to finish it up.

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Step 4: To restart the machine from the command prompt, type in: shutdown -r -t 0

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Step 5: That’s it. Congrats! Check out the video on top.

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