How to download, install and activate Windows Server 2019 Essentials

Windows Server 2019 Essentials


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


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

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


2. Choose "Windows Server 2019 Essentials" 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:

slmgr.vbs /ipk 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.