How to download, install and activate Windows Server 2019 Datacenter

Windows Server 2019 Datacenter


Please follow these steps to download, install and activate 
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter successfully:

1. Download your Windows Server version from Microsoft's website:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2019 gcm


2. Choose "Windows Server 2019" and download the image file gcm


3. Copy the required files to a DVD or an USB flash drive and perform the installation gcm



4. To activate Windows Server, run the CMD as admin and perform the following command:

Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX- XXXXX-XXXXX

(Instead of the X, please enter the product key) gcm

 

If you don't have a product key, get it here.