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

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

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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

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

  • this doesn't work for server 2012 release preview

  • Thanks from Portugal! :)

  • Thank You!

  • Thank you from Italy! Awesome!

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

  • Great! Thanks!

  • 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?

  • @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.

  • Thank you for this help...

  • Thanks from Florida USA

  • Thanks for Help me

  • How cool.  Thank you!

  • It's useful, Thanks!

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

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