In this post, we will see how a Server Core version can be converted to a full GUI version and back. Unlike earlier versions, Windows Server 2012 R2 provides an option to convert back and forth saving a lot of time and this comes very handy at times.
You would need the Windows Server 2012 R2 image for this process.
Server Core version launches command prompt as the home screen as below. Type Powershell to change to PS mode. Continue reading