Windows Server 2008 Core migration to Windows Server 2008 R2 Core

Hello Experts,

have any one an idea or a good instruction how to update a Server 2k8 Core to a 2k8 R2 Core ?
Google didn't help me :D

Best regards
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G-BrainAsked:
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gtworekCommented:
Is your 2008 64bit?
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G-BrainAuthor Commented:
yes 64Bit.
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gtworekCommented:
So you can just upgrade it to 2008R2 using 2008R2 installation media. Boot from it and select "upgrade" option.
Everything should work without problems.
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Amitabh SinghAWS Certified Solution Architect | L3 IT Specialist for CloudCommented:
Hello
find below the step by step guide for update windows 2008 core to Windows 2008 Core R2

go to the section 3 . Upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2


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http://allcomputers.us/windows_server/install-windows-server-2008-r2-%28part-2%29---perform-a-windows-server-2008-r2-server-core-installation---upgrade-to-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx
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Let us know in case of any error
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G-BrainAuthor Commented:
I've installed th Hyper V roles,
should I shout down the Virtual machines, or can i just suspend them ??
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Amitabh SinghAWS Certified Solution Architect | L3 IT Specialist for CloudCommented:
i suggest  to shutdown all VMs
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MarianoTeam LeaderCommented:

here explain how to migrate from 2008 to 2008 R2. with the Core version would be the same
http://programming4.us/desktop/1904.aspx

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gtworekCommented:
Shutting your VMs down is the way better idea.
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