Problem with installation Windows Server 2016


New Member
Jan 25, 2019
Hello. I have a problem with installing the system Windows Server 2016 on VM, during the installation I get a message like this "the installer is designed to load only in virtual environments supported" . I have a Fujitsu server and Windows was bought together with the server, when installing on VMWare, there is no such problem, just change one file in VM.

"smbios.addHostVendor ='TRUE'" in .vmx file

Thank you in advance for your help.
ok, great just what should I enter in the UUID field for the Fujitsu server ??

Maybe. You should also test to change the vendor as the message says. If you could pinpoint what the VMware setting does, you can also change that on PVE - or at least try. Best would be to use a SMBIOS extract tool on Windows to display the values.


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