Upgrade a 2008 server in Hyper v vm to 2012 server

Tony 1 Reputation point


I am running hyper v manager on my windows 10 pro pc. I am running 2008 server on the hyper v manager and I want to upgrade it to 2012 server. When I click on the install now button it does the copy files but does not go to the windows update window to continue the install

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  1. Carl Fan 6,821 Reputation points

    Make sure Windows server 2008 have installed latest updates. Then install Windows server 2012 installation media to perform a In-place Upgrade.

    If the upgrade stuck in Setup is starting, this can be caused by a software and a driver compatibility issue .

    you can try to delete the non-essential third-party applications and update the drivers before the upgrade.
    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.
    Best Regards,

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