my windows server 2008 r2 server looks like windows 7

a co worker of mine installed 7 new virtual machines on VMWARE ESXi
6 of them look fine and another one looks like windows 7, (start menu, desktop background, etc)
i changed the setting to look like windows 2008 r2 but now when i click on the desktop i still get an extra option for "PERSONALIZE" which i dont get on any of the extra servers... when i click on personalize, i get a windows 7 aero theme that i can use, none of the others even have the personalize option. might he have installed somethign extra for this? hes not the most organized and i want to make sure he didnt install/ not install something that could cause problems in the future.
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Acosta Technology ServicesConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Sounds like he setup the "Desktop Experience" option.

To Remove:

1. Click Start. Point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager.

2. In the Features section of the Server Manager home page, click Add Features

3. Remove the "Desktop Experience" feature.

4. Reboot the server.

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jsctechyAuthor Commented:
perfect, you are the man
i assume he added this role by accident? can he do this during the setup?
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Acosta Technology ServicesCommented:
Not likely; I'm assuming he installed these servers using templates.  If so, they would all have the same roles and features installed by default.
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jsctechyAuthor Commented:
he manually installed each one
thanks for the heads up though looks good now!
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Acosta Technology ServicesCommented:
No problem, glad to assist.  I would look into creating a base template for your most used OS's.  It helps to alleviate issues like this and can save you time instead of having to verifiy your technician's work.
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