This is a collection of the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 (updated quarterly). Note that some content that applies to earlier versions of Windows Server is listed, because it can be also helpful with Windows Server 2012 issues.

1. Solutions related to remote access (DirectAccess):

2. Solutions related to File Replication Technologies (FRS and DFSR):

3. Solutions related to Active Directory replication:

4. Solutions related to DCPromo and the installation of domain controllers:

5. Solutions related to Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) licensing:

6. Solutions related to Bugchecks, Stop errors, and unexpected restarts:

7. Solutions related to DNS:

8. Solutions related to Sysvol access or replication issues:

9. Solutions related to Windows Volume Activation:

10. Solutions related to Clustering issues – General: