Disabling Server Manager Autostart on Windows Server 2012 R2 | Information Technology from Valdemar

This article is written for those who were searching for a detailed and simple for the understanding guide on how to disable Server Manager autostart on Windows Server 2012 R2.

This guide will cover several ways to turn off Server Manager automatic startup in Windows Server 2012 R2.

Log in under the account with administrator rights.

Open Server Manager, click on the “Manage” button in the upper right corner of the screen and select “Server Manager Properties”.

Check “Do not start Server Manager automatically at logon” and click on the “OK” button.

Now Server Manager will not start automatically.

You can disable the automatic launch of “Server Manager” through the task scheduler. To do this, you must disable the task, which is responsible for the automatic launch of “Server Manager”.

In Server Manager, click on the “Tools” button in the upper right corner of the screen and select “Task Scheduler”.

In the “Task Scheduler Library” go to the section “Microsoft”, then in the “Windows”, and in the subsection “Server Manager” select the task “Server Manager”.

In the “Actions” menu, click on the “Disable” button.

Now Server Manager will not start automatically.

In addition, you can disable the task that is responsible for automatically starting the Server Manager using the command line.

Click “Start”, point to the search bar “cmd”, then right-click on “Command Prompt” and select “Run as administrator”.

Disable Server Manager autostart using the command:

schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\Server Manager\ServerManager" /Disable

Now Server Manager will not start automatically.

You can also disable the task that is responsible for automatically starting the Server Manager using Windows PowerShell.

In the “Taskbar”, right-click on “Windows PowerShell” and select “Run as administrator”.

Disable Server Manager autostart using the command:

Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName ServerManager | Disable-ScheduledTask

Now Server Manager will not start automatically.

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