Windows Server 2012 R2 Free Download

This article shows you how to download and install the full version of Windows Server 2012 R2 for free on PC. Follow the direct download link and instructions below for guidance on installing Windows Server 2012 R2 on your computer.

About the software

Windows Server 2012 R2 is the sixth version of the Windows Server family of operating systems. It was unveiled on June 3, 2013 at TechEd North America, and released on October 18, 2013. A further update, formally designated Windows Server 2012 R2 Update, was released in April 2014. It is a cumulative set of security, critical and other updates. Windows Server 2012 R2 was succeeded by Windows Server 2016.

Windows Server 2012 R2 System Requirements


  • Processor: 1.4GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Available Disk Space: 32 GB
  • Optical Drive: DVD-ROM drive
  • Display: Super VGA (800×600) monitor


  • Processor: 2 GHz or faster
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM or greater
  • Available Disk Space: 40 GB or greater
  • Optical Drive: DVD-ROM drive
  • Display: XGA (1024×768) monitor

How to Download and Install Windows Server 2012 R2

  1. Click on the download button(s) below and finish downloading the required files. This might take from a few minutes to a few hours, depending on your download speed.
  2. Extract the downloaded files. If you don’t know how to extract, see this article. The password to extract will always be:
  3. Mount the .iso (click here for instructions), or burn onto a disc, or put into a bootable USB drive to install onto a new computer.
  4. Install Windows Server 2012 R2 by launching setup.exe
  5. When asked to insert an activation key (during installation), use the follow serial key: XHQ8N-C3MCJ-RQXB6-WCHYG-C9WKB
  6. You now have the full version of Windows Server 2012 R2, without any limitations, installed on your computer.

Required files

File #1 (3.23GB)


This download is for Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update (09.170 + Activator)

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