An incompatible operating system was found [ValidOSVersion]
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Setup can't continue because it detected an incompatible operating system. You must install a compatible operating system on this computer before you install Exchange 2016. The following table shows the operating systems that are compatible with Exchange 2016.
Exchange 2016 doesn't support the Server Core installation option of Windows Server.
Supported operating systems for Exchange 2016:
|Mailbox and Edge Transport server roles||Windows Server 2016 Standard or Datacenter*
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter
Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
|Management tools||One of the following:
* Requires Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 3 or later.
For more information, see Exchange Server system requirements.
Having problems? Ask for help in the Exchange forums. Visit the forums at: Exchange Server.