How to add Desktop Experience feature on Windows Server 2012 “Server 8 Beta”


As desktop Experience feature is being relocated to be under User interface and infrastructure many people might believe it’s no longer there ! but it’s and below screenshot shows the exact location of desktop experience feature.

5-1-2012 3-18-02 PM


Comments (49)

  1. Anonymous says:

    thanks it work.

  2. Sven Schubbe says:

    Good catch! I used PS Add-WindowsFeature Desktop-Experience for achieving this.

  3. Anonymous says:

    How cool.  Thank you!

  4. Ed (DareDevil57) says:

    Thank you

  5. Felaray says:

    Great! it’s useful,thx!

  6. David says:

    this doesn't work for server 2012 release preview

  7. Ricardo Vieira says:

    Thanks from Portugal! 🙂

  8. Emanuele says:

    Thank you from Italy! Awesome!

  9. rujax says:

    Thanks from Indonesia.. just when i need to activate it.

  10. NorSivad says:

    Great! Thanks!

  11. Hello,

    When I have installed office 2010 and other software, then added my own local account and logon tho this account… I cannot find ANY othe the applications I have installed with my admin account. how do I solve this?

  12. Hayden Kirk says:

    @Rudy You need to use a group policy to redirect the desktop to a folder with the links you would like to display on the metro page.

  13. Nima says:

    Thank you for this help…

  14. Louly says:

    Thanks from Florida USA

  15. Vishal says:

    Thanks for Help me

  16. Walker Chen says:

    It's useful, Thanks!

  17. Figarro says:

    Thank you very much for this. It saved me much time.

  18. U2412M says:

    Very nice post of the day. I hope every one should get the maximum benefit from this.

  19. U2713H says:

    Very nice post of the day. I hope every one should get the maximum benefit from this.

  20. Coffee In India says:

    This blog is highly informatics, crisp and clear. Here everything has been described in systematic manner so that reader could get maximum information and learn many things. This is one of the best blogs I have read.

  21. رها امیر چرمهینی says:

    really thanks from iran

    i was looking for this feature about 4 month

    thanks again

  22. Jason says:

    Thanks you very much!!!     It troubled me a lot

  23. Hein Taljaard says:

    Thank You so much… Saved me a lot of time

  24. Mohsin says:

    Thanks a bunch man!

  25. Espo says:

    Thanks from New York!

  26. stephan says:

    Even a Server noob like me could find it with your screenshot!

    Thanks

  27. Ilker says:

    Thanks from USA

  28. Philip says:

    Thanks from Vienna

  29. Ben says:

    Where is the source located on the media?

  30. CymonZ says:

    Thumbs up… 🙂

  31. joseph says:

    Thanks from Canada

  32. Harvey Triana says:

    I lost some time search that. Thanks.

  33. Manohar Meruva says:

    Thank you Tamer Sherif Mahmoud, It’s Usefull to Me…

  34. Kais says:

    Thank you from Tunisia !

  35. tarik says:

    thank you from Turkiye

  36. Anonymous says:

    Si estáis teniendo problemas a la hora de utilizar la vista de explorador de una biblioteca de

  37. Anonymous says:

    Si estáis teniendo problemas a la hora de utilizar la vista de explorador de una biblioteca de

  38. kien le says:

    Thank you.

  39. Peshuha says:

    Set Roles UPPERCASE ID !!!! Like D001… for ANY LANGUGES and button "Find"

  40. Jondo says:

    Thanks From Georgia!

  41. Thanos says:

    Very Useful! Greetings from Greece

  42. Dan_IT says:

    Hi, if people need instructions on how to enable this, then they shouldn’t be using Windows Server.

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