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How to install Windows Server Backup

Summary: Follow the steps below to install Windows Server Backup on a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 Core using Windows PowerShell.

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Perform the following steps to install Windows Server Backup on a server running Windows Server Core.

     1. Type Start PowerShell in the Command Prompt window to start Windows PowerShell.

     2. Type Install-WindowsFeature Windows-Server-Backup and press Enter to install Windows Server Backup.

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Additional Information:

This information applies to Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Additional information about Windows Server Backup can be found on TechNet.

Windows Server Backup Windows PowerShell Cmdlets can be found on TechNet.

Article Properties

Affected Product

Microsoft Windows 2012 Server, Microsoft Windows 2012 Server R2

Last Published Date

02 Mar 2021



Article Type

How To