How to create Windows Server 2012 R2 OEM ISO

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  1. Gilgamesh_7

    Gilgamesh_7 MDL Junior Member

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    Everyone Peace Upon U,

    Is it possible to create Windows Server 2012 R2 OEM ISO?,

    I would be grateful if someone teach me how to do that in a way to bypass the insert product key step.

    Many Thanks In Advance.
     
  2. WinDev

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    1. Download Retail ISO (link to my Repository, link is in my signature).
    2. Extract all files from ISO.
    3. Put $oem$ folder in sources folder (prepare OEM files and copy in $oem$, then copy it in sources).
    4. Rebuild ISO with CDIMAGE or OSCDIMG and that's it.
     
  3. Gilgamesh_7

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    Thank u for the fast reply,

    What about the product key; is there a way to integrate it?
     
  4. Tito

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    #5 Tito, Oct 18, 2014
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    Just add ei.cfg in the sources folder:
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    [EditionID]
    
    [Channel]
    OEM
    [VL]
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    #6 Gilgamesh_7, Oct 18, 2014
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    will the product key be installed by this?
     
  6. Tito

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    It will skip he product key prompt & install generic product key. You need to install your own key afterwards & activate.
     
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  7. Gilgamesh_7

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    But I need the product key to be included in the image.
     
  8. WinDev

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    #9 WinDev, Oct 18, 2014
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    How I forgot for this? :wallbash:
     
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  10. WinDev

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    There are OEM keys here, but only two keys are for Windows Server 2012 R2, every other are for Windows Server 2012.
     
  11. Gilgamesh_7

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    Thank you for the keys but I want to include it in the windows image so it can be installed automatically and not to let product key window pop-up asking for entering it.

    Is it possible to do that?
     
  12. WinDev

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    Tito explained how to do that. :cool:
     
  13. Gilgamesh_7

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    Sorry for the inconvenience,

    It seemed that I explained it wrongly somehow,

    The key which I want to be installed it is my own key,

    I have SLIC 2.3 in the BIOS and I got the Key and Certificate too,

    All I want is that the certificate and key to be installed when installing windows (which I mean is that windows to be activated upon installing).
     
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    Thank you very much Tito and WinDev.

    I wish you gentlemen to live Happy, Healthy and Peaceful life.:tankyou:
     
  16. WinDev

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    #19 WinDev, Oct 18, 2014
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    Now, it's your choice which ISO you will pick up.

    Check The Windows Server Repository which is in my signature.

    You have to choose between:

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    en_windows_server_2012_r2_x64_dvd_2707946.iso --> Original Retail version - 09/09/2013
    en_windows_server_2012_r2_with_update_x64_dvd_4065220.iso --> Retail version with Update 1 - 02/04/2014
    en_windows_server_2012_r2_vl_x64_dvd_2979250.iso --> Volume version with Rollup 1 - 17/10/2013
    en_windows_server_2012_r2_vl_x64_dvd_3319595.iso --> Volume version with Rollup 2 - 11/12/2013
    en_windows_server_2012_r2_vl_with_update_x64_dvd_4065221.iso - Volume version with Update 1 - 02/04/2014
    9600.16384.WINBLUE_RTM.130821-1623_X64FRE_SERVER_EVAL_EN-US-IRM_SSS_X64FREE_EN-US_DV5.ISO - Evaluation version - 27/08/2013
    I recommend to pick up Retail one to make OEM.
     
  17. Gilgamesh_7

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    Oh! I forgot something.

    Is there away to add drivers to the image as well?

    Can you post a link for OEM files (backgrounds, theme, one xml etc.).